Subject: Re: make version identifier
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/19/2000 03:51:19
In article <>,
Simon J. Gerraty <> wrote:
>We use netbsd make at work building a large project.
>The build servers are mostly freebsd, and while I have an interest in 
>getting one make for *BSD, right now that's not the case.
>It has been suggested that it would be handy if the build tree could
>check that the make being used is up to the job and bail imediately if
>not.  Sounds like a good idea.  However I'm not convinced as to the
>right way to do it.
>Logically one might have make set:

Doesn't that really belong in since you might be using both features
that are in the make program itself and in the .mk files?