malcolm.kay at internode.on.net
Sun Apr 27 06:18:01 UTC 2008
On Sun, 27 Apr 2008 03:43 pm, Malcolm Kay wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Apr 2008 03:31 pm, Michaël Grünewald wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am planning to distribute some of the makefiles I wrote on various
> > platforms, including FreeBSD. I need the help of some insightful soul to
> > take a few decisions:
> > --- Where to install? I think /usr/local/share/mk is fine;
> > --- How to install? Users should put a
> > `.MAKEFLAGS: -I/usr/local/share/mk'
> > statement in their /etc/make.conf, are ports scripts allowed to do this
> > automagically? If yes what's the best way to do this? (an ed script?)
> > --- Being system or not? BSD Make has two search pathes, the system one
> > (whith <> style inclusion) and the other one (with "" style incusion). I
> > think I shall consider my files non system, preserving the <> pathes for
> > BSD. But ther may be some pros and cons I am not aware.
> I think you are confusing make with the C language with respect to search
> paths. I believe make only uses search paths other than the current directory
> when specificly requested for example with VPATH.
I spoke too quickly, please cancel or ignore these remarks.
> > Note: I did submit this questions on `ports' about ten days ago, but I
> > did not receive any answer for this. People subscribed to `ports' will
> > see this message for the second time, I apologize for the annoyance.
> > Any comments welcome,
> > --
> > cheers,
> > Michaël
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