Subject: Re: What make program parses BSD makefiles?
To: RODRIGUES CRAIG J <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/26/1996 13:04:52
The make itself is actually almost the same as gnumake; however,
there are a lot of macros in use. :-) Take a look at
/usr/share/mk/bsd.README for some information on what's going on
here. This documentation is not the best, but it will certainly get
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On Thu, 25 Apr 1996, RODRIGUES CRAIG J wrote:
> Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 23:49:12 -0400
> From: RODRIGUES CRAIG J <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: current-users@NetBSD.ORG
> Subject: What make program parses BSD makefiles?
> I am new to *BSD and don't specifically run it, but I am interested in
> looking at BSD code for the purposes of learning about networking code, and
> porting this code to other platforms.
> I am baffled by the format of the Makefiles included in the BSD source.
> What make program uses it? I am used to the style of makefiles used by
> GNU make and most other Unix make programs.
> Thanks for any pointers.
> Craig Rodrigues
> Chemical Engineering
> University of Toronto
> email@example.com http://www.ecf.toronto.edu/~rodrigc