Subject: Re: pkg/29448
To: None <,,>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 06/12/2005 09:16:02
The following reply was made to PR pkg/29448; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Johnny C. Lam" <>
Subject: Re: pkg/29448
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2005 09:15:13 +0000

 On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 11:02:22AM +0200, A L Meyers wrote:
 > Johnny C. Lam wrote:
 > >   (1) What does "make show-var VARNAME=_USE_TOOLS" return?
 > >   (2) What does "make show-var VARNAME=IMAKE_MAKE" return?
 > >   (3) What does "ls -l work/.tools/bin/make" show?
 > >   (4) If /usr/bin/make exists on your system, is it GNU make?
 > The pkgsrc server is down now (Saturday nights, Sundays ?) so I 
 > cannot update this morning but I did so yesterday.  Sorry I do not 
 > fully understand your questions and instructions, because my 
 > pkgsrc on Mandranke Linux 10.1 tells me to use bmake instead of 
 > make.  The original Linux make (usr/bin/make) is GNU make.  Please 
 > let me know if I should use "bmake" or "make" for 1 to 3 above.
 It does seem like is currently down, and I've
 contacted the NetBSD project admins to let them know.
 Please use "bmake" to answer (1) and (2).  For question (3), there is
 a symlink located in the work directory under the .tools/bin directory
 and I would like to know the target of that symlink.
 	-- Johnny Lam <>