Re: Re: IDE for java
On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 06:33, Benedict Verheyen wrote:
> When you say "make", is that the same make program most c++ programs use?
> If so, i didn't know one could use it with other languages. I'll have to start learning it then.
Sure; make is language-agnostic. For that matter, it doesn't even need
to be used in conjunction with programming. I use make with LaTeX
projects to generate the .dvi and .ps, and with docbook projects for the
same purpose. I use make in my /etc/postfix directory to automatically
regenerate the postfix maps and restart postfix if a map has changed.
Any time you have one file that is the result of running a program on
anothe file, it's a good candidate to automate the generation of that
file with make.
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