Design recovery and maintenance of build systems

  title={Design recovery and maintenance of build systems},
  author={Bram Adams and Herman Tromp and Kris De Schutter and Wolfgang De Meuter},
  journal={2007 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance},
The build system forms an indispensable part of any software project. It needs to evolve in parallel with the source code in order to build, test and install the software. Unfortunately, little tool support exists to help maintainers gain insight into the build system, much less to refactor it. In this paper, we therefore present the design and implementation of a re(verse)-engineering framework for build systems named MAKAO. At its heart the framework makes the build's dependency graph… CONTINUE READING
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