[SUBMITTED] linux-f10-nss_ldap: my first port - be gentle :)

Chris Rees crees at freebsd.org
Sat Jan 14 12:07:21 UTC 2012

On 14 January 2012 11:42, Da Rock
<freebsd-ports at herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:
> On 01/14/12 05:53, Boris Samorodov wrote:
>> 13.01.2012 18:51, Da Rock пишет:
>>> Once submitted do the committers offer any advice on improvements?
>> Yep, it happens from sometime.
> Ok. I've submitted; but I have a problem viewing it on the pr web page.
> According to my mail system it has gone through hours ago. Is the system
> manual or automatic?
> One other thing: this process of porting (Makefiles and such) are these
> standard commands, functions, formatting for make? Or is it solely FreeBSD
> specific? Aside from policies and such of course...
> This is the first time I've used Makefiles to any such depth you see, so I'm
> curious to know where make stuff ends and the Freebsd tweaks begin. I know I
> have to read the mk files more thoroughly, but not even all the "quirks" in
> there would be completely FreeBSD in origin. So I suppose I'm asking how to
> tell the difference between the two.

We do have our own make (pmake), which is about as different as you
can get from gmake (GNU make).

You're better off finding a tutorial on how to write a Makefile; the
way ports ones are written doesn't give a good understanding on how
they normally work.



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