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Old 10-03-2008, 07:46 AM   #1
knobby67
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how to use make install


Hello everyone
I hope someone can help my understanding of how to install some files from make, right now I simply cut and paste my directory however I'd like to automate this with make install and I'm having a few problems understanding the documentation.

Basically I want make to create a directory in usr/include and then copy my *.o files into it, then copy my *.a file to /usr/libs, of course these could be any directories.

I have a make file (not who file) like below

CC= g++ -Wall -pedantic -g -Os -ffloat-store -c
AR= ar
SOURCE_FILE= CplusLibaryFilesVer008

OBJECTS= $(SOURCE_FILE)/SetUpScreen.o #etc....


I want my *.o files from the source_file copied into a folder in usr/include and the *.a copied into usr/libs

I know I have to use install: but am unsure what to put in it.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 10-03-2008, 07:55 AM   #2
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You can start your research on the topic with this, this and this.

Last edited by SkyEye; 10-03-2008 at 07:56 AM.
 
  


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