Subject: Re: on the topic of bmake
To: Tobias Nygren <tnn@NetBSD.org>
From: George Georgalis <email@example.com>
Date: 12/11/2007 21:08:49
On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 10:20:56PM +0100, Tobias Nygren wrote:
>On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 12:11:09 -0500
>George Georgalis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Every so often I use make when I should use bmake...
>> Is there any particular reason the bootstrap files
>> don't determine make compatibility and exec bmake $@
>> as needed?
>> // George
>Yes, because e.g. category/pkg/Makefile might contain statements
>that gmake doesn't understand, causing it to bail out before including
>any infrastructure stuff that could potentially do autodetection.
>You could put something like the following in ~/.profile to get
>if pwd | grep 'pkgsrc/[^/]*/[^/]*$' > /dev/null
Oh, okay. Thanks!
George Georgalis, information system scientist <IXOYE><