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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/make

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 09:24:12AM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
 > : > Well, remember make is an interpreter; the date goes into the make
 > : > variable $(MAKE_VERSION) so the information is available to Makefiles.
 > : 
 > : Yah, but it is largely worthless. Consider that different branches
 > : have non-linear relationships in dates and features being present.
 > Consider building NetBSD 0.9 today.  As it was, MAKE_VERSION would
 > seem quite modern, but the make would really be quite old.

Using the last rcsid time would at least fix that...

I'll ask around.

David A. Holland

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