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Old 08-08-2003, 06:00 PM   #1
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Wine install not working

I need help installing Wine. I downloaded the lastest package. I'm sure it the correct one. The install isnt working when I type ./tools/wineinstall. The configuration starts up and finishes but then I get a very strange error.

Compiling WINE. Grab a lunch or two, rent a video, or whatever,
in the meantime...

Makefile is older than configure, please rerun ./configure
make: *** [Makefile] Error 1
Makefile is older than configure, please rerun ./configure
make: *** [Makefile] Error 1

Compilation failed, aborting install.

I'v rerun the file a few times and even downloaded an older version of wine but I still get the same error. I'v also just run ./configure && make depend && make but I get the exact same error when it tried to compile. I'm running Slackware 9.0 with the full install. Can someone please help me install Wine?

Old 08-10-2003, 06:24 PM   #2
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Does anyone know how to fix this? I need all the help I can get.
Old 08-12-2003, 06:46 AM   #3
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Try make clean to get rid of any existing config files, then try compiling again. If that doesn't work, if you have the tar.gz of wine, delete the wine folder and unpack again. If all else fails, try getting the wine[version].tgz from and install with installpkg.

Old 08-12-2003, 05:35 PM   #4
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Remove any old versions of wine before trying to re-install. The directions I followed can be found here:

They worked for me, and although it took a bit of time the install was successful. Good luck with it -- J.W.


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