[GRASS-dev] problem building grass trunk

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Oct 21 15:21:53 EDT 2009

Markus Neteler wrote:

> > [We can't just conditionalise the definitions of the *DEPS variables,
> > as they're used when building shared libraries.]
> >
> > It isn't an issue for 6.x, but for 7.0 I don't think that it's
> > unreasonable to require a version of make less than 3.5 years old.
> Suggestion: Add a test in configure for
> make >= 3.81
> ?

We don't know which program will be used to actually build the source. 
The "make" found in the path may be some ancient version or the
vendor's (non-GNU) make, but that doesn't matter if the user is going
to be using e.g. /path/to/gmake-3.81 to actually build GRASS.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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