[erlang-questions] Erlang and autoconf/make

Pupeno <>
Wed Nov 15 13:36:27 CET 2006


On Wednesday 15 November 2006 06:39, Romain Lenglet wrote:
> Yes, you're right, thanks!
> But I believed that pattern rules were a GNU Make'ism?

Oh, didn't know that.

> I believe that BSD Make supports only implicit rules, and not
> pattern rules. Therefore, I believe that implicit rules are more
> portable. Maybe I am wrong.
>
> Since Automake is supposed to generate Makefiles that do not
> require GNU Make, it may be a good idea to not depend on GNU
> Make in your Makefile.am.

Can any BSDer confirm this ?
-- 
Pupeno <> (http://pupeno.com)
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