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 make for Nonprogrammers

"OK, so what is make, anyway? According to man make, it maintains program dependencies. As any C programmer who has ever worked on a software project can tell you, there can be literally hundreds of source files, header files, and object files to compile and link in order to generate an executable program. make's job is to ensure that everything happens in the correct order."

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Mar 28, 2005 )


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