Makefile Generator, version 2

genmake, the Not so Simple Makefile Generator Bash Script, is now hosted on Google Code (for older version, check this post).

The version 2 now supports:

  • executables, static libraries, and dynamic link libraries, based on the output file name format,
  • automatic increment of build number on each build (the header file including the version and build number is automatically generated; requires Awk),
  • several build targets – debug, debug profile, release, release profile,
  • easily specifying additional flags passed to compiler,
  • passing list of link libraries used for build,
  • selectively excluding files from build, and more…

Happy coding! 🙂

Simple Makefile generator

Update: For a much more advanced version of this script, see Makefile Generator, version 2 post.

Presented here is a simple bash script for automatic Makefile generating.
This script simply takes all .c, .cpp, .c++ and .cxx files in the current folder, and generates Makefile that builds an executeable from all these sources.
Dependencies are generated using the gcc‘s -MM functionality.

About the script

This script is provided under BSD-style license.

Of course, any comments, reports of use, and suggestions are very much welcome – just leave me a comment! It takes just a moment, and makes me know I didn’t put all the work in posting and updating this for nothing.

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