Passing target to source Makefile

Carsten Larsen cs at
Thu Jul 21 18:26:20 UTC 2016

Hi Russell,

 > I've been able to hack up the Makefile for an update of lua53 but the
> one thing still missing is the ability to pass a target for the source
> Makefile (i.e. lua's Makefile, not the ports Makefile). I need to pass
> in "freebsd" as per the build instructions for lua.

Assuming gnu make is used, do this:

         ${GMAKE} -C ${WRKSRC} TARGET=insert-here

> Also, I can't seem to get make makeplist to work, but I think that's
> because the lua makefile is defaulting to install the files (due to
> the lack of target) and overriding the makeplist output?
> Thanks,
> Russell

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