Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::Make

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Updated: 2019-04-22
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NAME

Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::Make - Make plugin for Alien::Build  

VERSION

version 1.67  

SYNOPSIS

 use alienfile;
 # For a recipe that requires GNU Make
 plugin 'Build::Make' => 'gmake';

 

DESCRIPTION

By default Alien::Build provides a helper for the "make" that is used by Perl and ExtUtils::MakeMaker itself. This is handy, because it is the one make that you can mostly guarantee that you will have. Unfortunately it may be a "make" that isn't supported by the library or tool that you are trying to alienize. This is mostly a problem on Windows, where the supported "make"s for years were Microsoft's "nmake" and Sun's "dmake", which many open source projects do not use. This plugin will alter the alienfile recipe to use a different "make". It may (as in the case of "gmake" / Alien::gmake) automatically download and install an alienized version of that "make" if it is not already installed.

This plugin should NOT be used with other plugins that replace the "make" helper, like Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::CMake, Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::Autoconf, Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::MSYS. This plugin is intended instead for projects that use vanilla makefiles of a specific type.

This plugin is for now distributed separately from Alien::Build, but the intention is for it to soon become a core plugin for Alien::Build.  

PROPERTIES

 

make_type

The make type needed by the alienfile recipe:
dmake
Sun's dmake.
gmake
GNU Make.
nmake
Microsoft's nmake. It comes with Visual C++.
umake
Any UNIX "make" Usually either BSD or GNU Make.
 

HELPERS

 

make

 %{make}

This plugin may change the make helper used by your alienfile recipe.  

AUTHOR

Author: Graham Ollis <plicease@cpan.org>

Contributors:

Diab Jerius (DJERIUS)

Roy Storey

Ilya Pavlov

David Mertens (run4flat)

Mark Nunberg (mordy, mnunberg)

Christian Walde (Mithaldu)

Brian Wightman (MidLifeXis)

Zaki Mughal (zmughal)

mohawk (mohawk2, ETJ)

Vikas N Kumar (vikasnkumar)

Flavio Poletti (polettix)

Salvador Fandiño (salva)

Gianni Ceccarelli (dakkar)

Pavel Shaydo (zwon, trinitum)

Kang-min Liu (劉康民, gugod)

Nicholas Shipp (nshp)

Juan Julián Merelo Guervós (JJ)

Joel Berger (JBERGER)

Petr Pisar (ppisar)

Lance Wicks (LANCEW)

Ahmad Fatoum (a3f, ATHREEF)

José Joaquín Atria (JJATRIA)

Duke Leto (LETO)

Shoichi Kaji (SKAJI)

Shawn Laffan (SLAFFAN)

Paul Evans (leonerd, PEVANS)  

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2011-2019 by Graham Ollis.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.


 

Index

NAME
VERSION
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
PROPERTIES
make_type
HELPERS
make
AUTHOR
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
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