[ubuntu-uk] GTK and C

Pete Ryland pdr at pdr.cx
Mon Nov 20 00:28:31 GMT 2006

On 19/11/06, Pat <evilcorporation at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19/11/06, Pete Ryland <pdr at pdr.cx> wrote:
> >Also, you should be using make rather than shell scripts, and
> > ideally autoconf/automake for portability's sake.
> Yes, good advice, and I'm with you on that. Though, up until recently,
> I've not done anything in C that was more than a few lines long or
> intended to be run by anyone else.

Well, let me know if you need any pointers, although I'm sure you've
already found plenty of good sources of information on t'internet

Makefiles are actually pretty simple to write and work well with
anything dependency-based, not just code.  They don't work well with
Java though, due to the way the compiler does some dependency stuff
for you already, so you end up compiling the same stuff multiple times
unless you use tools to automatically pre-calculate the real


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