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Re: pkg/42704: Adding support for bmake as a pkgsrc tool (ala gmake)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42704; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/42704: Adding support for bmake as a pkgsrc tool (ala
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 00:54:56 +0100
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 11:20:00AM +0000, kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost wrote:
> Since NetBSD 4 is still supposed to be supported by pkgsrc,
> and since it seems unlikely that there will ever be a new NetBSD 4
> release to incorporate a fixed version of make, all the packages
> that encounter this problem need to use a pkgsrc supplied
> version of make rather than the system version (when building
> in a NetBSD 4 environment).
Frankly, I would just mark them as broken with the system make.
If someone bothers enough, he/she can always bootstrap to get the modern
make. I explicitly do not want to have another special case for this.
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