Autotools Tutorial for Beginners

Writing cross-platform programs can be a pain on anyone's bottom. Autotools can help you with this, though. Unfortunately, it is difficult to find good tutorials on the subject. I hope this tutorial can change all that.

This tutorial isn't a comprehensive tutorial on the subject. Instead, I designed it to help you jump-start your learning of the subject. After this tutorial, you should be able to read other tutorials and documents easier.

Let's start!

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Version History

  • 2003.05.26 Release 0.1 — Preview release.
  • 2003.05.27 Release 1 — First official release.
  • 2008.04.27 — Ported to Wiki
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