Component and Module Build

Build.exe utility manages the process of compiling and linking components and modules. Dirs and Sources files are used for telling Build.exe where to build from (Dirs files) and what to build with (Sources files).

Figure 4–3 shows a diagram of the build process managed by Build.exe.

Components and modules build process

Figure 4–3. Components and modules build process

Let us examine the build process in more detail.

Dirs Files

Dirs files tell Build.exe what subdirectories in the current directory that the build needs to take place in, which is similar to launching Build.exe in each of the indicated subdirectories. The structure of a Dirs file is straightforward. ...

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