Gcc and make not producing executable

Eduardo Cerejo ejcerejo at optonline.net
Thu Mar 20 18:57:42 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

I was aware of that tutorial, I was sure because it says pmake, so pmake is the same as make, correct?

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