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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/
> or
> 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...

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