Dear LazyWeb - FreeBSD makefiles
simond at irrelevant.org
Thu Nov 19 09:58:03 GMT 2009
2009/11/19 Simon Wistow <simon at thegestalt.org>:
> I have a Makefile (actually a Makefile.am from autoconf but that's
> not important, I think( and it has the rule
> -rm -f $@
> pod2man --center="TimeSpliceDB Documentation" --lax \
> --release='$(VERSION)' $(@).pod > $@
> Which takes everything of the form <name>.1.pod and truns it into a man
> Which works fine and lovely on my available Mac and Linux boxen but
> fails dismally on my FreeBSD box.
> How does one do wildcard Make fules in bsdmake? Please tell me I don't
> have to add 20 nearly identical rules because that will make me cry.
The slightly cheating way (which lots of ports understandably use) is
to install the gmake port and use that instead...
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