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Re: [Fsuk-manchester] MFS Meeting. Tue, 20 February. "Compiling: Turning

From: Michael Dorrington
Subject: Re: [Fsuk-manchester] MFS Meeting. Tue, 20 February. "Compiling: Turning source code into runnable software"
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2018 17:10:53 +0000
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On 24/02/18 20:13, Michael Dorrington wrote:
> == CMake ==
> In the talk we covered './configure -> make -> make install' which is
> the Autotools based compile workflow.  As we mentioned in the Q&A, an
> alternative to the Autotools compile workflow is CMake compile workflow,

Another alternative to Autotools is Meson which produces output for
Ninja to then build the software, see:

* http://mesonbuild.com/
* https://ninja-build.org/

We'll be using them as part of building GNU/Linux from scratch in this
month's talk (Tuesday, 20th March):

* http://linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/prologue/package-choices.html
* http://linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter03/packages.html


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