Please note, this package is no longer being maintained. CONS is a replacement for 'make.' It is not compatible with make, but it offers features not found in make or other build tools including:
- integrated dependency analysis (no more "make depend" to generate static lists of .h files)
- complete, non-recursive dependency analysis across multiple directories;
- multiple side-by-side variant builds;
- compilation from MD5 signatures instead of time stamps for determining whether a file is up-to-date
- extensibility via Perl.
CONS is implemented in Perl. You don't need to know Perl to use CONS, although you can use it more powerfully if you do.
DocumentationUser manual included; user manual available in HTML from http://www.dsmit.com/cons/stable/cons.html
released on 31 May 2001
AnonCVS access from :pserver:email@example.com:/cvs
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2||Janet Casey||31 January 2001|
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|Required to build||GNU tar|
|Required to build||Perl 5.002 or better|
|Required to build||perl MD5 extension|
|Required to use||Perl 5.002 or better|
|Required to use||perl MD5 extension|
|Required to build||gzip|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.
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