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C.6 make

The final tool to be run is make. Like configure, it is designed to execute on the build host. make will use the rules in the generated `Makefile' to compile the project sources with the aid of various other scripts generated earlier on.

user input files   other input      processes          output files
================   ===========      =========          ============

                   Makefile ------>|        |
                   config.h ------>|  make  |
{project sources} ---------------->|        |--------> {project targets}
                                 .-+        +--,
                                 | `--------'  |
                                 |   libtool   |
                                 |   missing   |
                                 |  install-sh |

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