Subject: Re: MAKE, gmake, and pkgsrc
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/30/2001 23:17:19
	I think it may be happening on some packages only - I cannot
	reproduce it on a randomly selected gmake package now. Will leave
	it set in my environment and see if I can trigger it again :)

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --

On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Johnny Lam wrote:

> 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.
> 	Cheers,
> 	-- Johnny Lam <>