Need bsd make for AIX

Gautham Ganapathy gautham at
Fri Sep 17 11:35:11 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 12:40 PM,  <srividya.k at> wrote:
> We have some open source code for RPC calls - DCE that has c programs and
> corresponding makefiles.
> When we tried gmake or make ( AIX make) , we were getting syntax errors.
> We found that all the makefiles had syntax that corresponds to makeutility
> of BSD?
> Do you have any alternative?
> Is there any BSD make utility that can be installed in AIX machine?
> Srividya K
> Tata Consultancy Services
> Mailto: srividya.k at
> Website:
> ____________________________________________

Perhaps you could contact the authors of the code you are trying to
compile and ask them how they did it. They might have a
straightforward solution and maybe a reason as to why they chose BSD

Also, have you tried bmake?

Gautham Ganapathy

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