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Old 02-22-2003, 04:20 AM   #1
kublador
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installing mplayer...... problems occured when "make" was typed....


please help....
i just downladed mplayer.....
and i typed make...
and it says....

[root@localhost mplayer]# make
Makefile:7: config.mak: No such file or directory
make: *** No rule to make target `config.mak'. Stop.

what should i do to install this thing...... im using RH8....
thank you very much =)
 
Old 02-22-2003, 04:24 AM   #2
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are there no rpms for Red Hat?
 
Old 02-22-2003, 04:25 AM   #3
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you've not run ./configure i guess

avoid the RPM's if you can, it's much better to go from source for apps like this.....
 
Old 02-22-2003, 04:35 AM   #4
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oh i get it.....
it says that i need gcc or reinstall gcc......
hmmmmmm ill found out first how can i install that thing....
thanks to all =)
 
Old 02-22-2003, 07:16 AM   #5
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Re: installing mplayer...... problems occured when "make" was typed....

Quote:
Originally posted by kublador
[root@localhost mplayer]# make
Makefile:7: config.mak: No such file or directory
make: *** No rule to make target `config.mak'. Stop.
Also word of advise, don't install it as root either. And you shouldn't even be root, its a bad security habit. You should only be root when needed.
 
Old 02-22-2003, 08:19 AM   #6
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gcc and the development tools should come with your distro
 
  


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