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Date:      Wed, 26 Jan 2011 12:10:58 +1000
From:      Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: gmake format
Message-ID:  <4D3F82B2.8000802@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <20110126020537.4b12345b@gumby.homeunix.com>
References:  <4D3F7AF6.9020701@herveybayaustralia.com.au> <20110126020537.4b12345b@gumby.homeunix.com>

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On 01/26/11 12:05, RW wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 11:37:58 +1000
> Da Rock<freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>  wrote:
>
>    
>> You'll have to excuse my ignorance (and my curious mind...), but I
>> can't seem to find a straight answer to this. I know linux uses
>> gmake, and gmake is installed via ports on FreeBSD, but does that
>> mean gmake will only create linux binaries using the abi
>> compatibility?
>>
>>      
> No.
>
> Broadly speaking ports that build from source install native binaries,
> and binaries that use the linux ABI are installed by the port from
> linux binary packages.
>
>    
Ok, thanks guys. The clears up that question for me, but I'm still about 
as clear as mud on what I'm trying to achieve :) I am determined to 
succeed though... it won't beat me!



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