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Aug 22, 2:00 PM: Building software with Makefile

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:52
This workshop will guide participants through the basic usage of the make utility and rules of a makefile. The make utility automates the compilation and installation processes of software packages on Linux and other systems. Purpose of make utility is to manage and maintain a coding project consisting of multiple source files. The make utility reads in a makefile script, which describes the structures, compilation rules, and external dependencies. The make utility also issues a set of commands for software development and distributions. This hands-on workshop will give you an opportunity to learn and apply skills for building and maintaining software, troubleshooting software installation on a linux platform and writing makefiles. This is an intermediate level workshop. All participants are expected to bring a laptop to interactively participate. Having an RCC account is helpful but not required.

Date: August 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM