Gnumakefile — Cloud Posse Developer Hub


Background The make command has been around for decades. Predominantly, it was used to build complex projects in C & C++, but it’s seen a resurgence in the ops world for automating routine tasks and orchestration of infrastructure-as-code. In the 12-factor pattern, these are your “admin tasks”. Understanding Makefiles Because make is a very simple language, there’s not very much you need to learn to get started. Some things, however, might seem unintuitive when approaching it from the perspective of other languages.

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