Base make binary for RELEASE 4.9

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Fri Apr 2 14:52:51 PST 2004

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 10:44:12PM -0800, Paul G. LeDuc wrote:
> Is there a way to restore the make binary from the install CD without having
> to re-install  the whole OS?  I have had a problem with qnu make and want to
> restore the base binary if possible.  Thank you for your assistance.

The base system's make is BSD make, not GNU make. One way to reinstall
the base system's make is to install the sources from the CD and then:

    # cd /usr/src/usr.bin/make
    # make
    # make install
    # make clean

Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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