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Old 04-23-2002, 08:22 PM   #1
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makefile error


I need some assistance with a make file. I keep getting this error but am not sure what is wrong. I am running redhat on a sun sparc box:

makefile:5: missing separator (did you mean TAB instead of 8 spaces?). Stop.

Any help will be appreciated.
 
Old 04-25-2002, 08:00 PM   #2
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Here's a pearl of wisdom from the Net:
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The lines that are indented in the Makefile should be indented with a tab character, not 8 spaces. Sometimes, through a file transfer, tabs and spaces are interchanged, which will cause your problem. So, edit your Makefile and change each set of leading spaces to a single tab.
 
Old 04-25-2002, 08:24 PM   #3
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Thanks much....that solved the problem.
 
Old 04-25-2002, 09:03 PM   #4
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