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Managing Projects with GNU Make

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  39 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The utility simply known as "make" is one of the most enduring features of both Unix and other operating systems. First invented in the 1970s, "make" still turns up to this day as the central engine in most programming projects; it even builds the Linux kernel. In the third edition of the classic "Managing Projects with GNU make," readers will learn why this utility contin ...more
Paperback, 3rd Edition, 280 pages
Published November 29th 2004 by O'Reilly Media (first published November 19th 2004)
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I defy you to learn how to manage projects with GNU Make by reading this book.
Oct 11, 2013 Keith rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Software Engineers
Some may find it difficult to evaluate this book apart from Make the tool. I just like reading technical manuals. If you use Make or might use Make this is an excellent book to read. If you do not want to use Make read this anyway just so you can explain why some other build tool is better suited to your needs. In the hands of the truly genius unafraid of complexity this book can help create quite a puzzle for engineers that come after. I would urge users of any build tool to consider how best t ...more
Nathan Campos
Incredible book. The best way to describe it is "The beginner to advanced guide to GNU Make". Loved it and now I know everything to automate the building process in my projects.
Wes Mason
A very decent technical manual, regardless of personal opinions about the GNU Make tool itself. Concise and with readily useable examples throughout.
Good book, excellent alternative to the official GNU make manual.
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