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Re: bmake bug with expanding pattern macro replacements
On Sat, May 02, 2020 at 04:33:01PM +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost> wrote:
> > | SunPro make is no more proprietary than GNU make or BSD make and you should
> > | know that, since proprietary in not the contrary of opensource but marks
> > | something that is different from the rest.
> > This is not the place for debates on correct English usage, but
> > proprietary means "owned by someone" (as in "private"). It doesn't
> > mean "different".
> "owned by someone" applies to any of there programs, so this partial meaning
> cannot be used for a distinction of programs.
> As a result, the only useful meaning for "proprietary" in this area could be
> "private in it's behavior".
> Back to bmake:
> I said that I am willing to add support for bmake, if deviating behavior (from
> what other mainstream make implementations do) in bmake could be removed.
> Please keep me informed in case that the state of bmake in pkgsrc (aka the
> portable variant) changed from unmaintained to maintained.
sjg is distributing a portable version independent of pkgsrc.
You can find it here: http://crufty.net/help/sjg/bmake.html
Specific link: http://www.crufty.net/ftp/pub/sjg/bmake.tar.gz
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