Ninja Build Alternatives
Make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files.
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- - GNU Make is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Ninja Build.
- - GNU Make is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Ninja Build.
GNU Make Features
CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test and package software. CMake is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files. CMake generates native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler...
SCons is an Open Source software construction tool—that is, a next-generation build tool. Think of SCons as an improved, cross-platform substitute for the classic Make utility with integrated functionality similar to autoconf/automake and compiler caches such as ccache.Suggest and vote on features
xmake is a cross-platform build utility based on Lua. The project focuses on making development and building easier and provides many features (e.g package, install, plugin, macro, action, option, task ...
- - xmake is the most popular Android & iPhone alternative to Ninja Build.
Apache Ant is an Open Source Java-based build tool (for software development). It uses XML files to describe, structure and control the build process. Most actions are described as 'Tasks' - Ant offers a library of built-in Tasks, but various 3rd party Tasks and Task...Ant has no features, suggest some!
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Describe your software project just once, using Premake's simple and easy to read syntax, and build it everywhere. Generate project files for Visual Studio, GNU Make, Xcode, Code::Blocks, and more across Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Use.Suggest and vote on features
GNU Autoconf is a tool for producing configure scripts for building, installing and packaging software on computer systems where a Bourne shell is available.Suggest and vote on features
qmake is a tool from The Qt Company that helps simplify the build process for development project across different platforms. qmake automates the generation of Makefiles so that only a few lines of information are needed to create each Makefile.Suggest and vote on features
Waf is a Python-based framework for configuring, compiling and installing applications.Suggest and vote on features
- Portablewaf can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
RKD: Task executor - balance between Makefile and Gradle. Written in Python. Powerful tool for every DevOps. Automates production tasks as well as local development tasks.Suggest and vote on features
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Tup is a file-based build system for Linux, OSX, and Windows. It inputs a list of file changes and a directed acyclic graph (DAG), then processes the DAG to execute the appropriate commands required to update dependent files.Suggest and vote on features