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

David Holland <> writes:
>  > Again, I think that if one wanted to be serious about
>  > this, one would need to have manual management of version
>  > numbers.
> Yes.
> Anyhow, I talked to sjg about this and the conclusion is that
> MAKE_VERSION does need

Is this a real need? Anyway...

> For now the makefile should pass a fixed date stamp (may as well go
> with 20090326) and at some future point we can move this out of the
> makefile and create a version.h for it.

I'd would create a version.h right now, it would be simple enough.

> The version should be bumped when new language features are added,
> akin to config(1)'s version.
> Do you want to do this or should I?

I don't see the real usefulness of the thing, but it doesn't seem like
it will cause any real harm so so long as it doesn't incorporate the
*build* date.

If you want it and you're willing to do the work, go for it.

Perry E. Metzger      

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