Subject: Re: Compiling from sun-lamp sources
To: None <,>
From: Stephen J. Roznowski <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 03/10/1994 19:29:25
> > > Second, a question regarding compiling things like usr.sbin:  Where are
> > > the variables MACHINE and MACHINE_ARCH supposed to come from?  Or, more
> > > directly, what is the correct way to rebuild an individual binary (such
> > > as config) and have make install work?  (I'll assume the same applies to
> > > the src/include Makefile).
> > 
> > I believe this is an error from using an old make binary. Rebuild and
> > reinstall make first.
> > 
> 	MACHINE_ARCH and MACHINE are internal make variables that came
> 	about during changes in early January I think. The first time you
> 	make the newer make you have to define MACHINE_ARCH as m68k
> 	manually, i.e. setenv MACHINE_ARCH m68k. After the newer make is
> 	installed things should take care of themselves from then on.
> 	flex and rpcgen also have "tricks" to making them the first time.
> 	flex requires you copy a simple scanner to the main scanner source
> 	to bootstrap it and rpcgen requires you to make the new rpcgen then
> 	make the rpc library.
> 	With the 0219 tar files this might not be necessary as the person
> 	who cut the tar might have already done all this.

Yes, I went through all this "hassle".....