Building Projects With Imake

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Here's an explanation of how Imake works and how you can use it to build your executables—an article for programmers with C and Unix programming skills.
Custom Imake Rules

In some cases, it is useful to write your own custom rules for generating Makefiles. The Imake system makes it easy to specify a different set of configuration files than the usual /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/config. This kind of customization is beyond the scope of this article, but O'Reilly publishes a great book on Imake that has several chapters devoted specifically to this topic. See Resources for more information on that book.

Resources

Otto is a developer at Red Hat Software who is currently very busy with the next release of Red Hat Linux. He can be contacted by e-mail at otto@redhat.com

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