something had broken in *.mk?

John Marino freebsdml at
Wed Oct 17 12:52:10 UTC 2012

On 10/17/2012 14:30, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:

> I don't know much about this, I just know that current is going to use bmake,
> and the only incompatibility I have spotted so far from our make to bmake is the
> :L becoming :tl and :U becoming :tu
> Once 8.3 and 9.0 are EOLed all version of freebsd make support both syntax, so
> the ports could safely use both bmake and make (once we change in the ports tree
> all the :U and :L occurence.)
> which means everything should just continue working ootb for everyone on
> supported version of FreeBSD :)
> regards,
> Bapt

The incompatible "-V" switch causes problems too.  There is quite a few 
uses of -V in bsd.*.mk.

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