Setting up a build environment for a language pair
- All the language data files:
- Monolingual dictionaries
- Bilingual dictionary
- Transfer rule files
- modes file
The general steps
You need a
Makefile.am which contains the build rules, and a
configure.ac which contains the dependencies.
configure.ac I would just take from an existing package. They're all pretty much the same.
Makefile.am really depends on your configuration. E.g.
- 3-level or 1-level transfer?
Mandatory files for autotools: NEWS README ChangeLog AUTHORS COPYING
You can just
touch these files, they may be empty. Or you can fill them in.
Once you've got the files you can do:
$ aclocal $ automake -a $ autoconf
This will give you a
configure file, which you can run which will make your