Simplifies writing Makefiles in higher-level language rather than writing everything manually. Automatically takes care of all dependencies. When a source is modified it automatically recompiles it when next time automake is invoked. It automatically resolves large number of targets to be built for which is tedious with plain makefiles
What do you dislike?
having static paths breaks cross-compilation ability.Steep learning curve.It Does not fit well for Windows OS.
Recommendations to others considering the product
Perfect tool for compiling,cleaning, installing and uninstalling C++ programs.
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