[pdp7-unix] "original-commands" branch

Tom Everett tom at khubla.com
Tue Oct 29 11:55:44 AEST 2019


I'm easy.  gmake is not such as bad thing.

Warner Losh wrote on 2019-10-28 9:54 PM:
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 7:52 PM Phil Budne via pdp7-unix 
> <pdp7-unix at minnie.tuhs.org <mailto:pdp7-unix at minnie.tuhs.org>> wrote:
>
>     Lars wrote re: make
>     > I agree to keep it portable.
>
>     For now, that ship has sailed... The Makefiles have GNUisms, and I'm
>     not inclined to move things in either direction.  I brought it up only
>     because I mentioned that my knowledge of non-portable features is
>     small...  It's not possible to build a lot of open software without
>     GNU make (SimH uses it), and OSX threw in that towel a while ago and
>     made gmake the default.
>
>     This isn't my repo, I'm just trying to help things along because
>     Warren can't devote time to the project right now.
>
>
> So long as we're not doing weird stuff, then on FreeBSD one just 
> installs the gmake package (pkg install gmake) and then gmake will 
> work. You have to do pretty weird things for it to fail, but those are 
> easily fixed, usually with a s/make/${MAKE}/g :).
>
> It's not a huge burden, imho, to require gmake.
>
> Warner

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