build problem in master

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Oct 27 13:09:18 GMT 2008

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 11:17:57PM -0400, Derrell Lipman wrote:
> Yesterday I discovered that I can't do a developer build.  I get the error:

> *** commands commence before first target.  Stop.

Replying here for people who also hit this problem, now or in the
future; this problem is caused by us using absolute paths in the
Makefile. Derrell had a "=" in the name of the path in which his source files 
were living and that caused make to interpret some paths as a assignment.



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