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Bug#120556: ITP: dmake -- yet another portable make

Package: wnpp
Version: N/A; reported 2001-11-22
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : dmake
  Version         : 4.2
  Upstream Author : dvadura@dmake.wticorp.com
* URL             : http://dmake.wticorp.com/
* License         : (GPL, LGPL, BSD, MIT/X, etc.)
  Description     : yet another portable make
 dmake is different from other versions of Make in that it supports significant
 enhancements (See the WWW page).  A short summary of the more important
 features follows:
 - support for portable makefiles
 - portable accross many platforms
 - significantly enhanced macro facilities
 - sophisticated inference algorithm supporting transitive closure
   over the inference graph
 - support for traversing the file sytem both during making of targets
   and during inference
 - %-meta rules for specifying rules to be used for inferring
 - conditional macros
 - local rule macro variables
 - proper support for libraries
 - parallel making of targets on architectures that support it
 - attributed targets
 - text diversions
 - group recipes
 - swapping itself to DISK under MSDOS
 - supports MKS extended argument passing convention
 - directory caching
 - highly configurable

-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux shamrock-home 2.2.18pre21 #6 Sun Sep 2 08:58:19 MSD 2001 i686
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.KOI8-R, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.KOI8-R

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