Subject: Re: WARNING: -current toplevel build process changing!
To: Greywolf <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/01/2001 18:19:18
> I have some questions.

I have some answers.

> 1.  How long has "tech-toolchain" been in existence as a mailing
> channel?

Archives of tech-toolchain on go back to 1997.

you may want to peruse the list of lists on .

> 5.  What is there about bmake that "make" doesn't cover?

we regularly enhance our make and use its new features.

take a look at src/UPDATING.  we have a number of cases where we say
"if you get <obscure make syntax error>, rebuild make first".

building a matching make as an early phase of the system build is a
good way to avoid requiring manual intervention like this.

					- Bill