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Makepp

http://makepp.sourceforge.net/
Reimplementation of 'make'

Makepp, a build program which has a number of features that allow for reliable builds and simpler build files, is a drop-in replacement for GNU make. It supports almost all of the syntax that GNU make supports, and can be used with makefiles produced by utilities such as automake. It is called makepp (or make++) because it was designed with special support for C++, which has since been extended to other languages like Swig or embedded SQL. Also its relationship to make is analogous to C++'s relationship to C: it is almost 100% backward compatible but adds a number of new features and much better ways to write makefiles. Some features that makepp adds to make are: greatly improved handling of builds that involve multiple makefiles (recursive make is no longer necessary); automatic scanning for include files; rebuilds triggered if build command changes; checksum-based signature methods for reliable builds, smart enough to ignore whitespace or comment changes; extensibility through perl (within your makefile); repositories (automatically importing files from another tree); build caches (not recompiling identically what a user of the same cache already did).

Documentation

User manual available in HTML format from http://makepp.sourceforge.net/; User tutorial available in HTML format from http://makepp.sourceforge.net/1.19/makepp_tutorial.html



Download

http://sourceforge.net/projects/makepp/files/makepp/1.40.1/makepp-1.40.1a.tar.gz/download

version 1.40.1 (stable)
released on 23 December 2004



User level

Intermediate


VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@cvs.makepp.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/makepp

Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

License

Perl

Verified by

Kelly Hopkins

Verified on

28 April 2010




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Gary Holt Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=43679
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=43679&atid=437093
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:holt-makepp@gholt.net
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/makepp
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/makepp


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usePerl 5.005_03 or later
Weak prerequisiteDigest_MD5

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 April 2018.



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