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Autotools by John Calcote

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Designing the XFLAIM Build System

Now that I've finished with the FLAIM toolkit, I'll move on to the xflaim project. I'm choosing to start with xflaim, rather than flaim, because it supplies the most build features that can be converted to the Autotools, including the Java and C# language bindings (which I won't actually discuss in detail until Chapter 9). After xflaim, covering the remaining database projects would be redundant, because the processes are identical, if not a little simpler. However, you can find the other build system files in this book's downloadable companion source archive.

I generated the configure.ac file using autoscan once again. It's important to use autoscan in each of the individual projects, because the source code for ...

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