make not working gmake works
Heiko Wundram (Beenic)
wundram at beenic.net
Mon Feb 18 15:09:38 UTC 2008
Am Montag, 18. Februar 2008 16:02:34 schrieb navneet Upadhyay:
> I have a Makefile . It works well with Linux versions when i use make
> command.The make command fails on FreeBSD but gmake works fine.
> Any clues on this behavior?
make != gmake on *BSD. BSD-make (i.e., make) is a completely different beast
from GNU-make (i.e., gmake). Generally, Makefiles written for one (except for
very simple ones) won't run under the other, and vice-versa.
should get you started on the BSD-make syntax and its featureset.
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