Subject: Re: proposal 1: recrsive make
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/21/1999 03:40:13
On Thu, 20 May 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:
> - The following extra settings will be added to CONFIGURE_ENV:
>     PERL_PATH="${LOCALBASE}/bin/perl"
>     PATH_PERL="${LOCALBASE}/bin/perl"

1. Why be redundant here and
2. Where is this (supposed to be) used?

> - The value MAKECONF=/dev/null will be added to MAKE_ENV in order to prevent
>   packages which use BSD Makefiles from using unintended defaults from
>   /etc/mk.conf.  (This may be accompanied by other NOxxxxx=1 variables which
>   uniformly lay out the functionality of BSD Makefile based packages.)

I don't know why, but I'm feeling uneasy about this.

 - Hubert

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