gmake format

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
Wed Jan 26 02:13:56 UTC 2011

On 01/26/11 12:05, RW wrote:
> 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?
> No.
> 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.
Ok, thanks guys. The clears up that question for me, but I'm still about 
as clear as mud on what I'm trying to achieve :) I am determined to 
succeed though... it won't beat me!

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