Gcc and make not producing executable

Peter Boosten peter at boosten.org
Wed Mar 19 20:53:02 PDT 2008

Eduardo Cerejo wrote:
>> 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.

 From the make man page:

  PMake - A Tutorial.  in /usr/share/doc/psd/12.make


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