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Old 09-12-2004, 04:36 AM   #1
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cannot make install

having trouble with the "Make Install" command.

I get this error message:
r***@linux:~/Documents/MPlayer-1.0pre5> su r*** make install
make: /usr/bin/make: cannot execute binary file

can someone please help me

I am using SuSE 9.1
Old 09-12-2004, 04:41 AM   #2
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You've to install the package called "make"
Old 09-12-2004, 04:45 AM   #3
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when u install a program from source u should type :
<your password>
make install

but u should always read the install file

its easier for u to download it from

or easier still is from YAST and u could add online repositories to YAST so it can install not only from the cd's but from the repositories as well

Last edited by heema; 09-12-2004 at 04:47 AM.
Old 09-12-2004, 05:01 AM   #4
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i allready have a program called make and used that to get that far in the installation.

I installed this software by typing

make install

and it's that make install thats not working.

this is how the read me said to do it.

i may browse to see if there is a RPM for this program
Old 09-12-2004, 12:54 PM   #5
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dunno do it seperate. see if that makes a difference

su root
enter password

then make install


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