Is this a 'make' bug?

walt wa1ter at
Mon May 9 20:09:37 PDT 2005

On Mon, 9 May 2005, Max Okumoto wrote:

> walt wrote:
> > ...I don't see a way to rebuild libc, do you?

> Ack... since make is static you might be able to recover by
> gutting /usr/src/usr.bin/make/Makefile and have it just copy
> your working version of make.
> PROG=   make
> CC=    /bin/cp /your/working/copy/of/mak/ ${.TARGET}; echo junk
> .include <>

I tried this and it failed with the same missing '(' errors.  So I just
copied the critical directories from a snapshot CD and then everything
re-compiled perfectly from today's CURRENT/DEVELOPMENT sources.

The good news is that this was *not* a 'make' bug!  (I had you
worried for a minute, though  ;o)

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