Re: s6: compatibility with make<3.82

From: Steve Litt <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:45:31 -0400

On Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:39:31 +0200
Laurent Bercot <> wrote:

> And wow, my requirement is
> that the GNU make package be less than two years old, as opposed to
> eight years old.

I had no problem compiling s6, and had no dog in the fight until
reading the preceding general statement.

Here's my response to the "less than two years old" requirement, penned
long before I knew you, so please don't take it personally:

IMHO two years is way too stringent a requirement.


Steve Litt
July 2015 featured book: Rapid Learning for the 21st Century
Received on Wed Jul 22 2015 - 13:45:31 UTC

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