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Old 01-07-2007, 02:16 PM   #1
ajoffe
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Question Help installing miwm window manager


I'm attempting to install the miwm window manager.

I tried to follow the simple instructions on the "Building" page:

Quote:
...cd to the miwm directory, until you see the Makefile and do the following.
Code:
make TAGS depend
make miwm
make install (as root)
This will build the miwm executable and put a copy in /usr/local/bin.
I can't seem to get past the first step. Here is the output when I type in make TAGS depend:

Quote:
andre@hipparchus:~/temp/miwm$ make TAGS depend
Makefile:33: make.depend: No such file or directory
Building make.depend file. Please be patient.
Done building make.depend file.
etags *.cc *.h
/bin/sh: line 1: etags: command not found
make: *** [TAGS] Error 127
What am I not understanding here?

I'm on Debian Sarge 3.1
 
Old 01-09-2007, 12:26 AM   #2
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it would appear you don't have etags installed. This website explains that the program does:
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/0153

What output do you get with this command:

Code:
which etags
 
Old 01-09-2007, 12:24 PM   #3
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Yep, no result for which etags. So do I need to install EMACS to get it?

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