AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: RE: AMBER: experiences with compiling amber9 for FreeBSD

From: Ross Walker (
Date: Fri May 05 2006 - 16:10:51 CDT

> However, some of the leaf makefiles hardwire the "make" program
> name, so that will trip you up. My solution was to temporarily
> softlink /usr/local/bin/gmake to /usr/local/bin/make. (This is
> known as a "hack" :-) Make sure that /usr/local/bin comes before
> /usr/bin in your PATH. Then the system builds as described.
> Don't forget to rm /usr/local/bin/make when you are finished or
> your ports and buildworld systems will quit working.

On A side note can one not just do:

alias make=gmake

Then once you logout the alias will disappear. If this works we may just be
able to tweak the configure script slightly to do this.

All the best

|\oss Walker

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