The following sections cover a few basic ideas that will help you understand how Automake works.
|• General Operation||General operation of Automake|
|• Strictness||Standards conformance checking|
|• Uniform||The Uniform Naming Scheme|
|• Length Limitations||Staying below the command line length limit|
|• Canonicalization||How derived variables are named|
|• User Variables||Variables reserved for the user|
|• Auxiliary Programs||Programs automake might require|