Subject: bmake doesn't set MAKE correctly?
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/05/2003 10:49:43

I just noticed that apparently on Irix, bootstrap's bmake does not set
MAKE correctly, it seems.  When installing openssh, it correctly builds
gzip, zlib and starts to build perl.  However, after configuring perl,
it invokes /sbin/make rather than /usr/pkg/bin/bmake.  The Perl
configure-script checks if bmake sets MAKE and apparently doesn't find
that to be the case and uses the default /sbin/make instead.

However, if I manually 'cd /usr/pkgsrc/lang/perl5 && bmake', the correct
bmake is used and all's peachy.

Can anybody confirm this?  I don't recall having seen this problem on


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