Why does bsd.port.mk override make's search for Makefiles...?

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Thu Jul 8 11:15:05 PDT 2004

As per the subject, why are these set in bsd.port.mk?

MAKE_FLAGS?=    -f
MAKEFILE?=      Makefile

I was just trying to port something that had a "makefile" rather than a 
"Makefile", and was utterly baffled for a moment as to why make couldn't find 


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