June 2006 meeting minutes

Tue 04 July 2006 by Joe

Topic: GNU Tool chain

Speaker: S. Ashok, II year CSE student, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Date and Time: 24-06-2006 10.30-11.30

Minutes of the meeting:

This meeting started sharply at 10.30 on june 24th.

The meeting was to discuss about the GNU Tool chain.

The audience were taught about 'make'. Introduction to rules in make script, and the basic structure of a Makefile was introduced.

The meeting also covered talk about autoconf to create 'configure' scripts. The purpose and advantages of using 'configure' were discussed.

The general usage, advantages and features of GCC, GDB were briefly discussed.

The meeting concluded with the disscusion on integrating using autotools (automake, autolib, autoheader, autoconf).