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Straightforward, commented Makefile
Compiler and development tools example from a Well House Consultants training course
More on Compiler and development tools [link]

This example is described in the following article(s):
   • Make - automating the commands for building and installing - [link]

Source code: Make_1 Module: A168
# Basic commands to be automated:

# wizard:cpp graham$ g++ -c morethan.cpp
# wizard:cpp graham$ g++ -c ir.cpp
# wizard:cpp graham$ g++ -o moreisless ir.o morethan.o

# target (i.e. destination) [MUST BE A TAB] dependencies (i.e. sources)
# [MUST BE A TAB] shell script to convert sources to destination
# [MUST BE A TAB] shell script to convert sources to destination

# If you just say "make", it makes the first target

moreisless: ir.o morethan.o
                g++ -o moreisless ir.o morethan.o

ir.o: ir.cpp ir.inc
                g++ -c ir.cpp

morethan.o: morethan.cpp ir.inc
                g++ -c morethan.cpp

# To come back later - there are ways of setting up Make variables and also
# standard patterns so you don't have to keep repeatpeatpeating things

                @rm -f *.o
                @echo "All ship shape and Avonmouth fashion"

# Leading @ on a script line to supress echo
# If no dependencies, script will always be run
# If target file is not created, script will always be run

# wizard:cpp graham$ make
# make: `moreisless' is up to date.
# wizard:cpp graham$ touch *.cpp (re-timestamps a file)
# wizard:cpp graham$ make
# g++ -c ir.cpp
# g++ -c morethan.cpp
# g++ -o moreisless ir.o morethan.o
# wizard:cpp graham$

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