make not working gmake works

Schiz0 schiz0phrenic21 at
Mon Feb 18 15:06:54 UTC 2008

On Feb 18, 2008 10:02 AM, navneet Upadhyay <navneet.upadhyay at> wrote:
> Hi,
>      I have a Makefile . It works well with Linux versions when i use make
> command.The make command fails on FreeBSD but gmake works fine.
> Any clues on this behavior?
> Thanks,
> Navneet

The FreeBSD "make" is different than linux's "make."
Linux uses GNU's make. BSD has it's own version.
"gmake" is the command of GNU make for bsd.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list