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Old 12-02-2008, 11:16 PM   #1
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bash make:command not found

I am using open suse 10.3.I downloaded the mplayer tarball & configured it with gui enabled as was directed in readme file.Then when I run the command 'make' as root user.The following error occured.
bash make:command not found
Note I have installed gcc & gcc-c++.Can anybody tell me what other things I am missing in my it possible to install them using dvd because my computer not connected to internet.
Old 12-02-2008, 11:47 PM   #2
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I would suspect the SuSE DVD has the make program for you to install and that is what you are missing.
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Install the "make" package. You man also need autoconf, automake, and binutils. Autoconf and automake are what create the kind of package that you are trying to install (that has a "configure" script which generates a Makefile). Binutils contains programs like ld. You probably already have the binutils package package installed.

By the way, download the mplayer package source under your home directory where you have full permissions, and run "./configure <options>" and "make" as a regular user. Only run "make install" as root.
You may need to delete the mplayer-<version>/ directory and re-untar the package, since some of the object files created are now owned by root.

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