makesimple - Man Page

De-sugar GNU makefiles to its simplest form using the GmakeDB parser


    $ makesimple -f >


The makesimple script is a makefile simplifier. It converts a full-fledged GNU makefile to a highly de-sugared basic makefile which is almost a call-path tree dump.

SVN Repository

For the very latest version of this script, check out the source from


There is anonymous access to all.


Zhang "agentzh" Yichun, <>

See Also

Makefile::Parser::GmakeDB, Makefile::AST, Makefile::AST::Evaluator.


2024-01-25 perl v5.38.2 User Contributed Perl Documentation