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Old 03-29-2006, 11:19 PM   #1
neocontrol
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gmake or make question


hello all,

i've been trying to do a couple of installs on my linux box. i havent had this problem previously, but now it seems as i need perl. so i go and d/l perl, and try to install it. i cant install perl with out make. i did the whole install-packages off of the slackware cd. but still cant get or find make.

can someone please help me out. i just need the answers of where to and how to install make or gmake.

thanks all,

Last edited by neocontrol; 05-06-2010 at 01:37 PM.
 
Old 03-29-2006, 11:29 PM   #2
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From the terminal type:

ls /usr/bin/make
result should be:
/usr/bin/make
For comparision, here is what you do not want to see:
ls /usr/bin/make_fake
ls: /usr/bin/make_fake: No such file or directory
(of course I just uses 'make_fake' becuase I know its not there)

If you did a full install from the slack CD's you should have it.
If you don't, you can download it here:
ftp://slackware.cs.utah.edu/pub/slac....80-i386-1.tgz
(assuming you are running 10.2)
then
installpkg make-3.80-i386-1.tgz
while 'su' or root.

Got make now?
-tw

p.s. - alternativly, does this have what you need?
http://www.linuxpackages.net/search_...=perl&ver=10.2

<EDITED>
Come to think of it, slack comes with perl:
ftp://slackware.cs.utah.edu/pub/slac...8.7-i486-1.tgz
??? sure you don't have a path problem or something?

Last edited by tw001_tw; 03-29-2006 at 11:35 PM.
 
Old 03-29-2006, 11:36 PM   #3
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omg that was easy. i have no idea why i couldnt do the same. i did however have a differnt version previously of make. same name, differnt sizes. I dunno. but it works. and i appreciate it.

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