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Re: dpkg for FreeBSD

On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Jules Bean wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> > > It will always require GNU utils such as autoconf, gettext, make, etc.
> > > I also don't see what you would gain with a dpkg-make symlink.
> > 
> > The path for GNU make is hardcoded in debian/rules file as /usr/bin/make.
> Doesn't stop you typing
> /usr/bin/gmake -f debian/rules binary 
> does it?

Sure, but dpkg-buildpackage command should check $MAKE shell variable
and execute correct make command if this variable is set.


Piotr "Dexter" Roszatycki

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