Subject: Re: Overriding /usr/share/mk/ in make ...
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 10/03/1995 11:48:13
Excerpts from mail: 29-Sep-95 Re: Overriding /usr/share/m.. Chris G
Demetriou@BALVEN (461)

> > [Perhaphs this has been addressed in a more recent make, my make is
> > pretty old...]
> > 
> > As far as I can tell, netbsd-make doesn't allow the path/name of the
> > file to be changed (except by recompiling).  Two questions
> > arise:

> i think that a flag (perhaps and environment variable) that allows
> one to specify the location of the default system make directory
> (i.e. use the value provided by the flag, or use /usr/share/mk) would
> be better.

Fine by me,  just can someone else nominate the flag (letter) I should
add (I'm not game to :-)