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The reason you're getting this --> "make: *** No rule to make target "test". Stop -- is because ./configure is failing obviously. If configure fails, then a Makefile will not be created, and thus make will not work.
"there is a install, install-sh"
Try opening "install" with a text editor, pager, whatever (i.e "less install"). That should probably just give you generic compilation instructions (./configure && make && make install). Might be a good idea to check it out anyhow.
The configure error you're getting specifically sounds like either gtk+ is not installed (i.e you don't have Gnome or any gtk apps on your box, somewhat unlikely for most people), or more likely you don't have the devel packages for gtk (something like libgtk-devel). Devel. packages contain headers among other things, and are neccessary to compile software. Check configure.log as well to see what else might be going on. Bear in mind that, as simple as compilation can be, it's really a developmental process, and if you therefore run into problems you may have to hack around to get it to work.
Long story short (and I probably should have told you this from the start), it'd probably be best for you to just get a binary package for your distro. If there isn't one listed on Gaim's website, you can check out rpmfind.net or Red Carpet 2 (my fav) for RPM based distros, and apt-get for Debian based, and if you're running some geekier distro you should be ashamed of yourself for not figuring this out on your own ;-P