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Old 09-23-2004, 02:55 PM   #1
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gcc and installing with make...


thanks to this board i finally managed to install gcc on my suse 9.1 box.
but how do i install programs with it? i've read in the software manual that i need to use make, that comes with the gcc compiler, but i can't make make to work - it says command not found.


i am trying to install php from the php.net downloads page



thank you.
 
Old 09-23-2004, 05:04 PM   #2
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make is a seperate program from gcc. You can find it from searching www.gnu.org or www.rpmfind.net, or it will probably be on your SuSE install disks.
 
Old 09-23-2004, 05:30 PM   #3
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are you talking about automake? like: automake-1.8.3-23.i586.rpm ?
 
Old 09-24-2004, 01:29 PM   #4
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well i installed it... but how do i use it?

it seems like no matter that option i try, it fails...
 
Old 09-24-2004, 03:16 PM   #5
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when u downloaded the file and extracted it does it not have a read me file which usually will tell u how to install....u may need to cd to the file and run make from there (as root) or it may use the install command, most do have a readme file
 
Old 09-24-2004, 03:35 PM   #6
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Re: gcc and installing with make...

Quote:
Originally posted by thedp
i am trying to install php from the php.net downloads page
http://www.php.net/manual/en/install.unix.php (please note that these instructions aren't necessarily in the best reading order).
 
Old 09-25-2004, 02:37 AM   #7
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if i understand it right, it says:

$ ./configure

$ make

$ make export




but with automake installed i don't have any make... only automake and it doesn't work...
am i missing something?
 
Old 09-25-2004, 04:39 AM   #8
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Make and automake are different packages.

Make is a program that uses a file called a Makefile that contains information about how different files depend on each other, and how to create each file. Using make, you can thus say “make” to make the default target, usually the executable, and all the intermediate files with one command.

Automake is a program that extracts dependency information from a set of C or C++ source files, and writes out a Makefile.

You want make, not automake.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 04:53 AM   #9
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is the make a separate package, or is it part of gcc and gcc-c++ ?
 
Old 09-25-2004, 05:23 AM   #10
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It's usually a seperate package.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 11:04 AM   #11
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can you please direct me to one, because when i search for make all i get is:
pwlib-devel-1.6.5-8.i586.rpm


it can't be it, right?!
 
Old 09-25-2004, 11:32 AM   #12
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Why not build it from source? Get it from:
http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/make/
read the INSTALL file after you've unpacked it. You can use the sh build.sh script to create Make and then run 'make install' as root to install it system-wide.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 01:16 PM   #13
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If you're looking for an RPM, try www.rpmfind.net

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2htm...mit=Search+...
 
Old 09-25-2004, 02:07 PM   #14
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as i said... i did search with http://rpm.pbone.net/ for make

but all i got was: pwlib-devel-1.6.5-8.i586.rpm for SuSE 9.x
the problem is i'm not sure that's what i'm looking for...
 
Old 09-25-2004, 04:26 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally posted by thedp
as i said... i did search with http://rpm.pbone.net/ for make

but all i got was: pwlib-devel-1.6.5-8.i586.rpm for SuSE 9.x
the problem is i'm not sure that's what i'm looking for...
I repeat....build from source following the link I provided above.

Or continue searching indefinitely for an rpm (which suck anyway). Your choice.
 
  


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