Subject: Re: remaining make / *.mk problem
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/15/1997 14:43:29
On Thu, 15 May 1997, Matthias Drochner wrote:

> This is done by a -m /newdir/usr/share/mk option to "make".
> Unfortunately, this option is not propagated to sub-makes.
> ...
> 2. change all calls to sub-makes from ${MAKE} to

Something's wrong here: MAKEFLAGS should be propagated to sub-makes,
because make exports it into the environment, and the sub-makes
should be using it from the environment. I'm using a 1997.03.24
version of make.

This stuff should really be in tech-toolchain. I've redirected
followups there.


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