FAQ about make
Thu Nov 2 06:14:00 GMT 2000
--- "Schaible, Joerg" <Joerg.Schaible@gft.de> wrote:
> Hi David,
> just one little addition from my point of view:
> > The default mode for the Net Release of make (the one
> > installed by setup.exe) is UNIX. The default mode for
> > commercial releases to Redhat (formerly Cygnus) customers is
> > WIN32.
> The default mode for the Net Release of make (the one
> installed by setup.exe set in /etc/profile) is UNIX. The default
> mode for
> commercial releases to Redhat (formerly Cygnus) customers is
> WIN32 set in cygwin.bat.
> With this extension it is even clear for Unix newbies where the different
> environment settings are made.
The "default mode" is that which is established without being specific. The
MAKE_MODE variable is a means by which you can be specific. The cygwin.bat
file upon a clean room setup does not contain an entry for setting the
MAKE_MODE variable. The setup.exe program for the net release does set
MAKE_MODE in /etc/profile but doesn't need to as the "default mode" is "UNIX"
and not "WIN32". The "default mode" for the commercial customer is "WIN32" and
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