[ECOS] Making eCos Configuration Tool on FreeBSD 6.1

Jack Twilley jmt@twilley.org
Mon Oct 2 06:10:00 GMT 2006

Bart Veer wrote:
>>>>>> "Jack" == Jack Twilley <jmt@twilley.org> writes:
>     >>> How do I make the ecos-tool use gmake instead of make?
>     >> 
>     >> I'm not sure how to force this.
>     >> 
>     >> Why not just build GNU make and install it as 'make' at the
>     >> front of your path?
>     Jack> I already have GNU make built as 'gmake'. This system does a
>     Jack> lot of other stuff besides build eCos and I don't want to
>     Jack> break other things to accommodate this tool.
> A fairly easy workaround would be to start the configtool from a shell
> script which prepends a directory to your PATH. That directory would
> contain a symbolic link from make to the gmake executable.

It was far easier to change "make" to "gmake" in the configtool source.

(now to port the code to the newer gcc, sigh)

> Bart

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