Subject: Re: MAKE, gmake, and pkgsrc
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2001 16:27:18
On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 12:11:24AM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	If you have MAKE set in the environment packages that require
> 	gmake will fail to build. Should pkgsrc be overriding this?

Have you actually tried this and packagews failed to build?  I think we
already cause MAKE="${MAKE_PROGRAM}" to be passed through both MAKE_ENV
and CONFIGURE_ENV in, so packages that define USE_GMAKE will
still use gmake despite any setting of MAKE in the environment.


	-- Johnny Lam <>