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blubee blubeeme gurenchan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 04:19:00 UTC 2017


Thank you for explaining that. Like you said there's lots of stuff that's
just not documented. How should I know that I should check the man page for
Makefile? I appreciate the help with that at least I'll be better informed
in the future.

Things like that should be in the porter handbook as subsections or

On Sun, Oct 29, 2017 at 9:29 AM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 28 Oct 2017, Mark Millard wrote:
> ${NAME:tl} is Makefile notation even in Makefiles having nothing to do
>> with ports (or potentially even FreeBSD). There probably is lots of
>> involved Makefile notation not separately documented in
>> makefile-distfiles.html or other parts of porters-handbook/ .
> I've been using "make" since the PWB days, and this is news...  The
> trouble is, one would have to suspect that this is yet another variant
> before looking for specific documentation (and I thought "gmake" was bad
> enough).
> At least my Makefiles and shell scripts will work anywhere; I don't make
> use of local "features".
> --
> Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will
> suffer."
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