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Building Linux Audio Applications 101: A User's Guide, Part 2

Article Source Linux Journal
September 9, 2009, 8:24 am

After all the preparation described in the first part of this article the build process itself is rather anticlimactic. Building from sources with the GNU autotools is this easy :

    ./configure --help
./configure --with-optionYY=yes --with-optionZZ=no
make
sudo make install

The make command starts the build process. Its actions depend upon the directives found in a very important component called a makefile that typically includes a variety of commands to summon the required dependencies, compiles the individual object files (more about those files in a moment), links the objects into a single executable (a.k.a. the binary), and installs the completed program...

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