Makefile problems in /usr/ports

Paul A. Hoadley paulh at
Mon May 12 18:35:05 PDT 2003

Hi Jim,

On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 05:33:48PM -0700, Jim Mock wrote:

> Two questions:
> 1) How old is your ports tree?

I always do a cvsup on the subdirectory I'm building in, so it's
pretty much up to date.  Here's an example of one that's failing:

> grep \$FreeBSD Makefile
# $FreeBSD: ports/mail/p5-Mail-SpamAssassin/Makefile,v 1.43 2003/04/07
00:12:26 dougb Exp $

> 2) Do you have make aliased to gmake in your shell or any other such
> silliness?


> which make

Make just doesn't seem to like this kind of construct:

.if ${PERL_LEVEL} < 500600
RUN_DEPENDS+=   ${SITE_PERL}/Pod/${PORTSDIR}/textproc/p5-PodParser
BUILD_DEPENDS+= ${SITE_PERL}/Pod/${PORTSDIR}/textproc/p5-PodParser

It responds with:

"Makefile", line 27: Malformed conditional (${PERL_LEVEL} < 500600)
"Makefile", line 27: Need an operator
"Makefile", line 30: if-less endif
"Makefile", line 30: Need an operator

It's a brand new /usr/bin/make built when I upgraded to 4.8-STABLE


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