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Portable build infrastructure

Buildtool is a set of integrated utilities which make programs more portable and easier to build on any kind of *nix-like system. It simplifies the build process of a program from user's point of view, by automatically configuring the source code with specific details of the host system; it also makes developer's work easier because all Makefile complexity is hidden and behavior is homogenized.


User manual available in HTML format from

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License:BSD AdClauseJanet Casey24 January 2003

Leaders and contributors

Doug Henry Contributor
Juan J. Martnez Contributor
Julio Merino Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteTeXinfo (to build the info documentation)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2017.


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