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the decision by a firm on whether to make a component or product itself or to buy it from an external supplier (see OUTSOURCING). The decision will depend upon the combined production costs and TRANSACTION COSTS of the alternatives. Sometimes a firm may adopt mixes of the two policies, producing some quantity of the product itself and buying the remainder, depending upon the relative costs of the sources and security of supply considerations. See TRANSACTION for a more detailed discussion. See INTERNALIZATION, VERTICAL INTEGRATION.
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It steps systematically through the phases defined by the component and performs checks, such as whether the required makefile fragment is provided, whether a NUOPC driver can link to the component, and whether error messages are generated if the required inputs are not supplied.
mk is similar to the makefiles you might be familiar with for building on Linux from the command line.
Our interface replaces a single line in the standalone makefile, namely,
Simply drop a makefile on the compiler to compile large directories of HTML documents into a single, compact THINK Reference database.
This means that in this particular case derived objects do not depend on the makefile itself.
To compile it, just use the make command-everything has been set properly in the Makefile, which is shown below.
The Makefile program included in ROMI-RIP was used to create the data files.
This is where one of the strengths of Linux, and of open source in general, becomes one of its weaknesses: whilst delivering software as source code allows for open development, troubleshooting and, generally, increased compatibility, the downside is that for anyone who has never used a C compiler or looked at a UNIX editor and a Makefile, the whole experience can be quite uncomfortable.
The value of NB is set within the installation makefile by selecting an architecture name.
Once the mechanism was in place to automate the generation of regression-test runs for an iteration of development, implemented in our development envmronment through a combination of Bourne shell scripts and Makefile targets, testing of software became a natural part of the development process.
The integration leverages the makefile and source code structures generated under a UML component so that, while these structures remain unchanged, the integration is forward and backward compatible.
c code file along with a makefile that is configured to compile the code and link against the newly installed Parse library.