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Date:      Tue, 25 Jan 2011 20:51:49 -0500
From:      APseudoUtopia <apseudoutopia@gmail.com>
To:        Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: gmake format
Message-ID:  <AANLkTim+1+xyyHMiv5RkJsY4ULM4U2GurhhumS_CrEC8@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <4D3F7AF6.9020701@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
References:  <4D3F7AF6.9020701@herveybayaustralia.com.au>

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On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 8:37 PM, 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?
>
> Is it possible to translate the Makefile to use make instead and build as a
> native binary instead?

No, gmake can make binaries that work on freebsd. For example, the
Atheme IRC services require gmake, not make on freebsd (at least, last
I checked). It's just a difference in the format of the Makefile.



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