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Newer page: version 6 Last edited on Monday, June 25, 2007 12:23:21 pm by LawrenceDoliveiro
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 They include: 
 * Autoconf (the thing that generates <tt>configure</tt> scripts) 
 * Automake (the thing that generates MakeFile~s from <tt></tt> sources) 
+If you think about it, Automake is basically an extra layer added to patch up limitations in the original Makefile concept. Some development projects have been moving to alternatives to Make and parts of Autotools, such as [CMake|] and [Jam|].  
 !configure file 
 configure probes the systems for required functions, libraries, and tools and then it generates a config.h file with all #defines as well as [MakeFile]s to build the package.