Subject: Re: BSD .mk files and multiple programs
To: Harlan Stenn <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/27/2002 09:29:07
On Mon, 25 Nov 2002 22:17:38 -0500, Harlan Stenn writes:
>Could I snarf you stuff/chagnes?  The amount of stuff I found on google was

My changes are in NetBSD's make.

>> How big is the project?
>~700 Makefiles and ~20k files.  Regardless, this is in CVS in a

700 makefiles written using automake? presumably so the project can be
build on multiple disparate systems?  Interesting...

>On a related topic, I could automate this better if "make" had a way to tell
>me the names of all of the global variables, and if there was a way to
>select (based on either regexp or glob/fnmatch) names from that list.

Not sure how that would help, but you can use 
`make -ndv | grep Global:` to get a list.

Good luck.