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Re: gmake symbolic link deleted

Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn <cristian.ionescu-idbohrn@axis.com> wrote:
> The development environment we use requires a gmake symbolic link
> pointing to a couple of different versions of 'make'. Looks like this:
> # ls -al /usr/bin/gmake
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root  root  13 Jan 12 17:57 /usr/bin/gmake -> /usr/bin/make
> This link is created by a locally manufactured deb package.
> After the latest update (which incidentally included a make package
> update) that gmake link disapeared, causing some trouble.
> I wonder: does anybody know what/where/why this thing happened?
> Is it a feature or a bug?
> Is it wrong to place that link in the same directory as the real make?
> Is here a way around this?

You can add a symlink on your own system /usr/local/bin/gmake -> /usr/bin/make

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