gmake format

RW rwmaillists at
Wed Jan 26 02:05:43 UTC 2011

On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 11:37:58 +1000
Da Rock <freebsd-questions at> wrote:

> You'll have to excuse my ignorance (and my curious mind...), but I
> can't seem to find a straight answer to this. I know linux uses
> gmake, and gmake is installed via ports on FreeBSD, but does that
> mean gmake will only create linux binaries using the abi
> compatibility?


Broadly speaking ports that build from source install native binaries,
and binaries that use the linux ABI are installed by the port from
linux binary packages.

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