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Re: gmake question
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Lee, Robert C." <rc dot lee at ngc dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 19:10:48 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: gmake question
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, Lee, Robert C. wrote:
> I looked at the packages available in th setup.exe program. I didn't buy
> gmake and installed make instead. Am I to assume this version of make is
> gmake basically?
If by 'gmake' you mean GNU make, then yes, the Cygwin make package is GNU
make. The name 'gmake' is used on some systems to avoid clashing with a
system-specific version of make. You can always simply do 'cd /bin && ln
-s make gmake' if you have scripts relying on the name.
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