gmake and trace mode

Joshua Root jmr at
Sat Feb 2 00:52:29 UTC 2019

On 2019-2-2 11:16 , Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2019-2-2 11:06 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Feb 1, 2019, at 18:04, Joshua Root wrote:
>>> On 2019-2-2 10:16 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>>> If the gmake port is installed, then ports that use make will fail in trace mode, unless the port declares a dependency on the gmake port.
>>> That doesn't appear to be true in the general case (I just tried a
>>> couple ports that didn't fail). How do ports know to try gmake if it's
>>> being hidden by trace mode?
>> I've encountered it myself with another port. Maybe it's only cmake-using ports.
> Yes, that seems to be it. Still not sure how cmake is deciding to use
> gmake when it should appear not to exist, but we should convince it to
> use the ${build.cmd} specified by base instead.

CMAKE_MAKE_PROGRAM seems to be the required variable. I'll leave setting
it correctly in the mess that is cmake-1.1 to others.

- Josh

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