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Old 05-24-2006, 11:34 AM   #1
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bash: make: command not found

Hi everyone,

When I try to install a package by its sources, I always get this error message :

bash: make: command not found
I know it's because I have to install the make package... but I can't find it !

Is there an RPM file that exists to install it ?
(I'm on Mandriva 2006)

Old 05-24-2006, 11:36 AM   #2
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You can check to see if it's already installed by typing which make. On Debian (don't know about Mandriva) the package installed was build-essentials and installed make to the /usr/bin directory. If it's already installed, then you just need to modify your path.
Old 05-24-2006, 11:42 AM   #3
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#urpmi make
The command above should install make for you. If you don't like the command line, use rpmdrake to search for make and then install it.


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