have BSD make pass all arguments to GNU make?

Sergei G sergeig.public at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 18:58:57 UTC 2016

ps -o command -p $(.MAKE.PID)

This prints 2 lines:
header line
this make process's command line

You can tweak that to get just the 2nd line.

On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 10:42 AM, Aleksandr Miroslav <alexmiroslav at gmail.com>

> In shell, if I call a script "foo", i can pass all the arguments to a
> script "bar" like this:
> *bar $**
> I would like to do something similar with make.
> If I call BSD make with some target, I'd like to rerun it on a GnuMakefile,
> something like this:
> *gmake $**
> Obviously this doesn't work because (I think) make doesn't have the notion
> of $*.
> But is something like this possible?
> (I'd rather not alias make to gmake, in case you were wondering, my system
> uses  both makes in various places.)
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