REPORT(configure): Unnecessary warning about the make utility

Norihiko Murase skeleten at
Sat Jan 15 19:59:37 CET 2005

Hi, I was warned about the make utility when I tried
executing the configure script though I had already installed
GNU make, whose name is gmake.
configure: WARNING:
*** It seems that you are not using GNU make.  Some make tools have serious

The configure script seems to check the variable MAKE;
however, I think it is not necessary to print out this
warning after checking the variable --- only writing this in
the document clearly is ok.
    0) Note that the following software should be installed
       before building GnuPG:
        zlib (optional)
        bzip2 (optional)
        GNU make (MANDATORY!!!)

We can easily stop the configure script from warning on the
make utility by setting the variable MAKE such as
  % env MAKE=gmake ./configure ...

Norihiko Murase <skeleten at>

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