Here are some descriptions of general commands. You can get the list of the all
commands with a short description by
zenmake help or
To get help on selected command you
zenmake help <selected command> or
zenmake <selected comman> --help. Some commands have short aliases.
For example you can use
bld instead of
- Configure a project. In most cases you don’t need to call this command
buildcalls this command itself if necessary. This command processes most of values from buildconf of a project. Any change in buildconf leads to call of this command. You can change this behaviour with parameter
autoconfigin buildconf features.
- Build a project of the current directory. It’s the main command. To see all
possible parameters use
zenmake help buildor
zenmake build --help. For example you can use
-vto see more info about building process or
-pto use progress bar instead of text logging. It calls
configureitself if necessary by default.
- Build and run tests of the current directory. If current project has no tests
it’s almost the same as running command
testbuilds and runs tests by default while command
- Remove build files for selected
buildtypeof a project. It doesn’t touch other build files.
- Remove the build directory of a project with everything in it.
- Install the build targets in some destination directory using installation
prefix. It builds targets itself if necessary.
You can control paths with environment variables
or command line parameters (see
zenmake help install). It looks like classic
make installin common.
- Remove the build targets installed with command