Subject: Re: MacOS X tool build problem
To: Darrin B. Jewell <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/02/2003 16:04:59
On Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 11:31  AM, Darrin B. Jewell wrote:

> It fails relatively quickly with make dependall in src/tools/binstall
> the error is:
>    nbmake: don't know how to make /usr/lib/libc.a. Stop
> Note that MacOS X does not ship with a static libc.

Darrin... can you file a PR on this so there's a paper trail?

Anyway, I'm pretty sure that the hostprog Makefiles simply should not 
record dependencies on system libraries.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>