Build an existing code body that uses make files

Urban Cyborg 21 Reputation points
2020-05-29T13:57:16.203+00:00

How can I build an existing non-MS C-language project that uses unix-style makefiles? Specifically, I'm trying to rebuild Alan Holub's code from "Compiler Design in C." The existing files won't run on a 64-bit computer. I imagine VS C++ and VS in general are a bit of overkill, but I can't figure how to make VS C++ recognize the existing make files. BTW, I know the tag I listed isn't right, but the site wouldn't take any meaningful tag, and wouldn't let me go on without a tag; so I punted. ;)

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  1. Leon Laude 85,716 Reputation points
    2020-05-29T14:02:16.287+00:00

    Hi,

    Q&A currently supports the products listed over here https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/products (more to be added later on).

    I suggest you ask in the dedicated forums over here:

    Visual C++
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/home?forum=vcgeneral

    Visual Studio General forum
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/home?forum=visualstudiogeneral

    (Please don't forget to accept helpful replies as answer)

    Best regards,
    Leon

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