[TUHS] Another "craft" discussion topic - mindless tool proliferation

Lyndon Nerenberg lyndon at orthanc.ca
Fri Sep 22 11:01:49 AEST 2017


On Sep 21, 2017, at 5:50 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> 
> Oh, brother.  Like the BSD Makefile crap.

pmake, from 4.3BSD, was not evil.  But the feature accretion since has been (is) insane.

I really like mk.  8ed was where it first rolled out?  I remember reading about it in the 10ed books.  It's a joy to use in Plan 9.

--lyndon



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