something had broken in *.mk?

Brooks Davis brooks at
Thu Oct 18 19:53:45 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 02:52:05PM +0200, John Marino wrote:
> 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.

This has been fixed.  The behavior of -V is configurable based on a
variable in the most recent release and this will be set in to
preserve the more sensible FreeBSD behavior.

-- Brooks
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