Introduction to autosetup

autosetup flow

autosetup is a tool, similar to autoconf, to configure a build system for the appropriate environment, according to the system capabilities and the user-selected options.

autosetup is designed to be light-weight, fast, simple and flexible.

Notable features include:

autosetup is particularly targeted towards building C/C++ applications on Unix systems, however it can be extended for other environments as needed.

autosetup is not:

Getting Started