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Old 05-13-2009, 04:28 AM   #1
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make command is not found in cygwin

hi ,
i have installed cygwin to my windows xp machine.
I typed the commmand in cygwin shell it shows "command not found".

How can i install make command in cygwin
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Run cygwin's setup.exe, scroll to the Development section - it's there.
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Make command Still now working

Originally Posted by brianL View Post
Run cygwin's setup.exe, scroll to the Development section - it's there.
I tried to install cygwin with 'make' installed from develop during installation. I can even see 'make.exe' in bin folder, but still while running the make command, it still shows error.

make depend
make: /bin/csh: Command not found.
make: *** [all] Error 127

I was confused in one other part. Should I put the bin folder in some specific location or just wherever it is placed during cygwin installation? I was running VIC model, I don't need to place the bin folder inside VIC source code folder.

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VIC model /bin/sh error [SOLVED]


If you are running VIC model and you get the following error:

make depend
make: /bin/csh: Command not found.
make: *** [all] Error 127
The solution is simple: Go to cygwin installer by clicking setup.exe, go Shells, and choose to install tcsh, IF you are using windows.

If you are using linux, you just need to install a bash shell, eg. tcsh, csh

apt-get install tcsh csh
or something similar.

Problem solved.


Last edited by mlenge; 07-16-2012 at 07:03 AM. Reason: fixing typo


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