Re: Building postgres requires bmake. Should it be a seperate package?
On Fri, 25 Aug 1995, Guy R. Thomas wrote:
> Hi again folks,
> Postgres requires bmake ( Berkeley make ) to understand its Makefiles.
> It comes with the source to bmake and a way of bootstaping from a
> standard makefile. I can do one of three things;
> In the source package
> 1) have it build bmake first, install it in the source tree.
> 2) have it build bmake first, install bmake in /usr/bin, and the bmake
> library files in /usr/lib/mk/
> 3) package bmake separately . However I can't seem to find it separated
> from postgres.
> I think that 2) is the preferred approach because some of the prog's
> that are contributed with postgres want bmake. It has the drawback of
> installing a pice of software that is logically distinct from the
> advertised package.
> Any preferences out there?
If you have the newest gmake it should work as well since I have built
postgres95 with gmake I do know that it is possible...