Gcc and make not producing executable

Eduardo Cerejo ejcerejo at optonline.net
Wed Mar 19 16:32:33 PDT 2008

> On Linux systems, there is no base system 'make', so GNU make is
> installed as 'make'. On FreeBSD systems, there is a base system make
> that is maintained by the FreeBSD project, so GNU make is installed as
> 'gmake'. The main differences in making with them is that GNU make and
> FreeBSD make accept different arguments, and their makefile syntaxes
> have discrepancies.

What kind of documentation is available on FreeBSD's make, other than the man page?  I was browsing through /usr/share/doc/ but I didn't see anything related to make.  I saw pmake but not make.

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