gmake in Hoary

Soo-Hyun Choi shchoi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 17:58:27 UTC 2005


Oh I see. As I am switching from FreeBSD to Ubuntu, I did not realise
that 'make' on Ubuntu is actually equal to 'gmake'.

Thanks to all who informed of this.
Soo-Hyun


On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 12:39:14 -0500, Tres Seaver <tseaver at zope.com> wrote:
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> Colin Watson wrote:
> | On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 05:12:37PM +0000, Soo-Hyun Choi wrote:
> |
> |>It seems that gmake is not installed by default as there was nothing
> |>happened when I typed 'which gmake'. I tried to install using 'apt-get
> |>install gmake' but turned out it was not there.
> |
> |
> | Install the 'make' package. The only time it's generally called 'gmake'
> | is on proprietary Unix systems, to distinguish it from the vendor's
> | version of 'make'. Since this is a natively GNU-based system, we don't
> | use the 'g' prefix.
> 
> BSD systems use a non-GNU make by default, as well.
> 
> Tres.
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