09 Dez: GNU make – an oldie but goldie (Part I)

With a mass of “new”, “modern” or just plain “fancy” build systems, GNU Make is the old veteran of them all: It is old, it seems clunky at first sight, it is just not javascript – why the hell should we bother?
Here is why: GNU Make is just plain fantastic, so let’s put this old fella to a test as a and see what it has up its sleeves!