Subject: Re: stupid make question
To: Todd Cohen <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/26/1999 18:48:04
On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 07:56:52PM -0400, Todd Cohen wrote:
> Ok, I know this is dumb, but I need to ask :) In examining the Makefile, I
> see you can do an "UPDATE" by setting a variable or as a command line
> option.. how do I use this? Do I just do 
> make UPDATE=true build or ??

UPDATE=quux make build

The top level Makefile checks environment variables...

  Aaron J. Grier  | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
    "[...] of all the port lists to grumble to about slow CPU speeds and
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