Replacement for GNU Make.
CONS is a replacement for GNU 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.
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released on 22 November 2000
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19 November 2018
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|VCS Repository Webview||https://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/cons/|
|Source requirement||Perl 5.002 or better|
|Required to build||gzip|
|Required to build||GNU Tar|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 January 2019.
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