Code Shipping - Build

About

Build tool are tools that

  • takes your sources:
  • compile it into a target format such as
  • test it eventually
  • distribute it (to a web site, …)
  • generate the documentation.

It's an helper tool in order to build an application

See also Code Shipping - Change and Deployment Pipeline - Development Lifecycle / Workflow.

The result of a successful build (artifacts) can be uploaded elsewhere.

A build is generally triggered:

The next step in the process of code shipping is the creation of a release.

Tool

Build

The GNU Build System:

Triggered

Documentation


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