Subject: Re: Conditionals in Makefile
To: Roman Kulik <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/03/2005 17:49:51
Roman Kulik wrote:
> I'm wondering how conditionals work with NetBSD Makefiles.  I need 
> something like:
> .if ${PERL_LEVEL} > 500600
> IGNORE=         "This module is already included in Perl 5.6.x and later."
> .endif

We never want something like this.  There's no good reason to prevent 
the installation of the module, as it won't overwrite the one in the 
core library.  Something like the above will not work at all with binary 


	-- Johnny Lam <>