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bug #22914: make on OpenBSD 4.0 exits: Don't know how to make TXT2CFLAGS (make line 8849)

Submitted by:  Allan Stokes <maxent>
Submitted on:  Mon 14 Apr 2008 03:44:16 PM UTC  
Category: portabilitySeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
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Open/Closed: Open
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Presently building monotone-0.40 as downloaded 13 April 2008

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Mon 14 Apr 2008 03:44:16 PM UTC, original submission:

Installing gmake seems to have cleared up this problem. I'm filing a bug because the INSTALL document at:


makes no mention of gmake as a (possible) requirement on some platforms.

If you are wondering what choked the OpenBSD make utility, line 8849 is the last "fi" statement associated with the target


The target

mostlyclean-recursive clean-recursive distclean-recursive \

follows immediately after a blank line.

The compile just finished while I was reporting this. "make check" fails with the same error. "gmake check" is now busy grinding away.

Resolution: either make the Makefile more portable, or document gmake as a possible requirement on some platforms.

Allan Stokes <maxent>


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