Subject: Re: gcc4.0
To: None <,>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/03/2005 12:42:53
On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 11:31:17PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> The biggest obstacle is that the gcc-4.0 build uses gmake features and it
> is difficult to make it build with another make variant. We'll either have
> to add gmake features to our make, or change the build process.

Change the build process. The GCC Makefiles are a horrible mess and I
think the breaking of BSD make is more a political thing than
technically justified. They have *not* cleaned up the compatibility
cruft after all. Writing the Makefiles from scratch is a bit work, but
not that difficult.