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A build tool inthe spirit ofMake, but withtwo featuresthat set itapart: (1)Parametrizedrules: Like GNUMake's'%'character, butthere can bemultipleparameters, andthey havenames. Thesyntax is'$NAME',where NAME canbe any string. (2) Dynamicdependencies:Thedependencies ofa target can begenerateddynamically.When adependency isenclosed insquarebrackets, itmeans that thatfile is builtanddependenciesare read fromwithin thatfile.
smake is ahighly portable'make'program thatmakes commandsup to datebased on rulesin Makefilesand on thetimestamps ofthe relatedfiles. Itimplements acompletesuperset of thefeatures of theclassicalPOSIX/Unix makeprogram. Itwarns abouttypical misuseof dynamicmacros thatpreventportability ofmakefiles. Itsautomakefeatures allowyou to runscripts toautomaticallycreate rulesfor unknownplatforms.