7.1. GNU Autotools in Practice

This section details some of the specific problems I encountered when starting this project and is representative of the sorts of things you are likely to want to do in projects of your own, but for which the correct solution may not be immediately evident. You can always refer back to this section for some inspiration if you come across similar situations. I discuss some of the decisions I made about the structure of the project and also the tradeoffs for the other side of the argument—you might find the opposite choice to the one I make here is more relevant for a particular project of yours.

7.1.1. Project Directory Structure

Before starting to write code for any project, you need to decide on the directory ...

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