[m-dev.] --no-assume-gmake

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Thu Oct 20 18:20:03 AEDT 2016

Hi Zoltan,

As far as I'm concerned you may go ahead and delete it.


On Thursday, October 20, 2016, Zoltan Somogyi <zoltan.somogyi at runbox.com>

> I would like to delete the --no-assume-gmake option.
> The reason is that I am working on the code in the compiler
> that generates makefile fragments, and it would be annoying
> to update the code paths that are only taken with this option.
> We had a test in configure.in (now configure.ac) that aborted
> autoconfiguration if the make program detected was not GNU make
> since 1995, and some of the code executed for --no-assume-gmake
> looks wrong to me anyway. Therefore I am pretty sure that deleting
> this option won't break anything that isn't already broken. However,
> I may be wrong.
> Any votes, yeah or ney?
> Zoltan.
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