Subject: Re: NetBSD Pkg system & OS 10/Darwin
To: pw <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/18/2001 09:53:05
pw <> wrote:

> <localhost:woodpk>/pkg_install% make 
> Makefile:6: *** missing separator.  Stop. 
> <localhost:woodpk>/pkg_install% 
> Now, someone suggested to me that the 'make' I am using and the make 
> that is distributed by NetBSD are different.


> <localhost:woodpk>/pkg_install% make -v 
> GNU Make version 3.79, by Richard Stallman and Roland McGrath. 

> Do I need to find and build another 'make' utility, and can one system 
> have multiple 'make' utilities at one time? 

Yes and yes.  You can find the make you want at (called "bmake").   You may want
to rename your original "make" to "gmake" to avoid confusion.