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Fabian Groffen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Re: Re: [Q on OpenSolaris] Why does make think the flex makefile has an unexpected end of line?
Tue, 24 Jun 2008 11:21:37 +0200
On 24-06-2008 08:09:35 +0200, Markus Duft wrote:
> > Maurice Volaski wrote:
> > > I fixed it by emerge-ing Gentoo's make. Seems there is a bug in the
> > make
> > > program in OpenSolaris. I guess I would amend the directions at
> > > http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/gentoo-alt/prefix/bootstrap-solaris.xml
> > to
> > > emerge make before emerging flex. :-)
> > IMHO, I think make should be bootstrapped in code listing 1.3. On the
> > 'spartan' OS's, I have seen problems with the native make (non-GNU)
> Haha... sometimes native make is simply not usable IMHO :) I
> experienced some cool behaviours with some of them, like simply
> stopping compilation in a directory without error and trying to
> continue somewhere else - of course failing, because whole libs where
> missing. Be thankfull that there was an error, that’s easier to find I
> guess ;)
Well, I guess all of you didn't notice that the bootstrap script
creates a symlink to gmake, called "make" in the tmp directory. That is
why setting up your path is important.
> Also I thought gmake was a requirement for prefix...? or do I mess
> this up with prefix-launcher? (this one needs it for sure... native
> make cannot even parse the first 20 lines of the makefiles :))
Yes, therefore the bootstrap-prefix.sh script makes sure you're using
gmake if the native make isn't sufficient.
Gentoo on a different level
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