|author||Luke Shumaker <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2016-06-09 15:55:33 -0400|
|committer||Luke Shumaker <email@example.com>||2016-06-09 15:55:33 -0400|
Work with the new version of autothing.
Diffstat (limited to 'HACKING')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/HACKING/build-system.md b/HACKING/build-system.md
index 93770cc..40abd28 100644
@@ -1,12 +1,8 @@
-The build system is built around an automake-like system for GNU Make
-that I wrote. It is documented in `automake.txt`. It provides all of
-the standard targets and such; you tell it what to do by setting a
-series of `am_whatever` variables. I'm just going to call it
-I also hook into non-exposed parts of automake with a couple of
-`_am_whatever` variables. Hopefully I will come up with good ways to
-expose the needed functionality in the future.
+The build system is built around an Automake-replacing Makefile
+snippet system for GNU Make that I wrote, called Autothing. It is
+documented in `build-aux/Makfile.README.txt`. It provides all of the
+standard targets and such; you tell it what to do by setting a series
+of `at.whatever` or `std.whatever` variables.
There are a couple of variables that get automatically set from git.
This happens by `include`ing a hidden makefile that sets them; if
@@ -21,4 +17,4 @@ otherwise it expects the file to exist:
| DEVTOOLS_VERSION | $(topsrcdir)/.srcversion-devtools.mk |
| DEVTOOLS_COMMIT | $(topsrcdir)/.srcversion-devtools.mk |
-`srcfiles` basically becomes `am_src_files`.
+`srcfiles` basically becomes `std.src_files`.