MirBSD manpage: make.cfg(5)

MAKEK.CFG(5)                 BSD Reference Manual                 MAKEK.CFG(5)


     make.cfg - system-specific configuration parameters


     .include <bsd.own.mk>


     To get system-specific configuration parameters, <bsd.own.mk> will try to
     include the file specified by the MAKECONF variable. If MAKECONF is not
     set, or no such file exists, the system make configuration file
     /etc/make.cfg is included, if it exists. For more information on how the
     make process works, and details of the format of make files, see make(1).

     ATTENTION: This manual page might be out of date!

     <bsd.own.mk> is generally useful when building Makefiles, so that they
     use the same default owners, etc. as the rest of the tree. These files
     may define any of the variables described below. Additionally, see
     bsd.port.mk(5) for a list of variables that can be set by the ports(7)


     The following variables are set by <bsd.own.mk>, if they are not already
     defined. Defaults are in brackets.

     BINGRP         Binary group. [bin]

     BINMODE        Binary mode. [555]

     BINOWN         Binary owner. [root]

     BSDOBJDIR      The real path to the system 'obj' tree, so that 'make obj'
                    will work correctly. [/usr/obj]

     BSDSRCDIR      The real path to the system sources, so that 'make obj'
                    will work correctly. [/usr/src]

     DIRMODE        Mode for new directories. [755]

     DOCDIR         Base path for system documentation (e.g. PSD, USD, etc.)
                    installation. [/usr/share/doc]

     DOCGRP         Documentation group. [bin]

     DOCMODE        Documentation mode. [${NONBINMODE}]

     DOCOWN         Documentation owner. [root]

     INSTALL_COPY   The old usage of this flag is obsolescent, since
                    install(1) now copies by default. However, it can also be
                    used to specify that a file not be copied unless it is
                    different (via the -p option). See install(1) for details.
                    This is to be used when building an install script so that
                    the entire system can either be installed with copies, or
                    copy-if-different using a single knob. [-c]

     INSTALL_STRIP  The flag passed to the install program to cause the binary
                    to be stripped. This is to be used when building an in-
                    stall script so that the entire system can be made
                    stripped/not-stripped using a single knob. Note that
                    INSTALL_STRIP is not set if ${DEBUG} is defined. [-s]

     LIBDIR         Base path for library installation. [/usr/lib]

     LIBGRP         Library group. [${BINGRP}]

     LIBMODE        Library mode. [${NONBINMODE}]

     LIBOWN         Library owner. [${BINOWN}]

     LINTLIBDIR     Base path for lint(1) library installation.

     MANDIR         Base path for manual installation. [/usr/share/man/cat]

     MANGRP         Manual group. [bin]

     MANMODE        Manual mode. [${NONBINMODE}]

     MANOWN         Manual owner. [root]

     NONBINMODE     Mode for non-executable files. [444]

     BSD_PREFIX     Set to something else to affect BINDIR, MANDIR, LIBDIR
                    etc. [/usr]


     Additionally, the following variables may be set by <bsd.own.mk> or in a
     make configuration file to modify the behaviour of the system build pro-
     cess (default values are in brackets along with comments, if set by

     DEBUG                  Add -g to assembly, C compiler and linking passes.
                            Also doesn't set INSTALL_STRIP to -s per default
                            if defined.

     DEBUGLIBS              Create libraries with -g1 debug information.

     NOLINT                 Do not build lint libraries. [yes]

     NOPIC                  Do not build PIC versions of system libraries, and
                            do not build shared libraries.

     PIPE                   If set to "-pipe", gcc(1) will be given the -pipe
                            option which can speed up compiles on machines
                            with memory to spare. Instead of using temp files,
                            gcc(1) uses pipes for the temporary data.

     SKEY                   Compile in support for S/key authentication. [yes;
                            set unconditionally]

     SKIPDIR                A space separated list of directories to be
                            skipped during "make build".

     SUDO                   Command to run when doing "make install" portion
                            of "make build". If set to sudo, this allows one
                            to run "make build" as a user other than root (as-
                            suming sudo is set up for that user).

     SYS_INCLUDE            Copy or symlink kernel include files into
                            /usr/include. Possible values are "symlinks" or
                            "copies" (which is the same as the variable being

     WARNINGS               Adds appropriate warning flags (defined in
                            CDIAGFLAGS, e.g. -Wall...) to compiles. [no]


     /etc/make.cfg    System make configuration file.
     /usr/share/mk/*  System include make files.


     make(1), bsd.port.mk(5), ports(7)


     The make.cfg manual page first appeared in OpenBSD 3.4. A preset make.cfg
     file appeared first in MirBSD #1, which was made modular in MirBSD #5 and
     totally redesigned for MirBSD #8.

MirBSD #10-current              March 19, 2003                               2

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