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Re: make / Makemaker trouble

by jmcnamara (Monsignor)
on Mar 08, 2001 at 16:00 UTC ( #62950=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to make / Makemaker trouble

Perhaps the problem is with your version of make. Borland's make chokes on MakeMaker files in this way.

Try nmake at the usual source or here.

"The Mosaic code has replaced the law of the jungle."
James Joyce - Ulysses

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(tye)Re: make / Makemaker trouble
by tye (Sage) on Mar 08, 2001 at 18:38 UTC

    Borland's make doesn't choke on MakeMaker-made Makefiles if you tell MakeMaker to make a Makefile for Borland make. (Sung to the tune of "How much wood would a woodchuck chuck".)

    That is why we have MakeMaker and not just a Makefile. What type of Makefile to generate is determined from settings in your file.

            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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