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Old 05-21-2014, 10:00 AM   #1
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where is the makefile library in suse 11.1


Hi all

I need to edit my makefile library on suse 11.1, but I have no idea where it is. I know it exists because I can do this:

Code:
host:/usr/local/att # make
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.
Can someone please help?

Thanks

Last edited by jzoudavy; 05-21-2014 at 10:07 AM. Reason: clarification of question
 
Old 05-21-2014, 10:39 AM   #2
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I'm not a SuSE user so there may be something specific to SuSE that I'm not aware of, but there is no "makefile library." The makefile is text file containing instructions for building a piece of software. It's distributed with the source code and is specific to the software being built. Anyone who executes make in a directory with no makefile will get the same response you posted.

What, exactly, are you trying to do?
 
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:48 AM   #3
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make will look for a file named makefile or Makefile (see man page about full description) and could not find it. That's all. I do not know what do you mean by makefile library.
 
Old 05-21-2014, 10:50 AM   #4
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As above there is no such library. You are trying to compile something and it either has no make file at all included or, as in the error, it requires you to input a specific target to make.

You will need to advise what you are trying to compile and what if any commands you have issued prior to the make command as it is not always the first to be executed?
 
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:05 AM   #5
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hi all

thanks for clarifying that. I am installing this piece of sw and modifying the make file was one of the installation instructions, but now i think they meant for the user to run the program first, to get the make file.
 
Old 05-21-2014, 11:10 AM   #6
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make builds the program, you can't run the program until you build it. What piece of software are you trying to install here?
 
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sort of private corporate traffic simulator
 
Old 05-21-2014, 12:34 PM   #8
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also be aware that opensuse 11.1 is DEAD and UNSUPPORTED
and so is
11.2, 11.3 ,11.4 ,12.1 , 12.2

install the current OpenSUSE 13.1
 
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also be aware that opensuse 11.1 is DEAD and UNSUPPORTED
and so is
11.2, 11.3 ,11.4 ,12.1 , 12.2

install the current OpenSUSE 13.1
11.4 is still supported through Evergreen, but only for another ~6 weeks.
 
  


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