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Foundation to import and build software packages, basis for autoproj, Rock's (Robot Construction Kit) build system
Latest commit 4e64e84 @doudou doudou release 1.10.0.rc4

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What's autobuild ?

Autobuild is a collection of classes to interface with build systems (e.g. autotools, CMake) and import mechanisms (git, svn, ...). It is used to build the autoproj higher-level tool that provides mechanisms to manage a whole workspace.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'autobuild'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install autobuild


After checking out the repo, run bundle install to install dependencies. Then, run bundle exec rake test to run the tests.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the GPL license v2 or later.

Copyright and license

Author:: Sylvain Joyeux Copyright:: Copyright (c) 2005-2015 Sylvain Joyeux License:: GPL

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