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Old 08-08-2004, 02:19 AM   #1
invasian
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invoke makefile: make


hey guys, this is most likely a newbie question, but here goes

*ttp://www-users.york.ac.uk/~jcs116/wintv_cx88.html

at that site, step 3 says to invoke the makefile: make....what does that mean ( i actually tar an updated file than what it says...the contents of which are

invasian@gh-1057:~/cx88-0.0.4> ls
audiochip.h cx88-i2c.c i2c-compat.h tda9887.c video-buf.c
btcx-risc.c cx88-reg.h id.h tda9887.h video-buf.h
btcx-risc.h cx88-tvaudio.c linux tuner.c videodev2.h
cx88-cards.c cx88-vbi.c Make.config tuner.h videodev.h
cx88-core.c cx88-video.c Makefile v4l1-compat.c
cx88.h doc media v4l2-common.c

i'm not sure what invoke the makefile: make means or how to implement it...i've tried typing in make -f Makefile (something if found) but it just says make command not found or no such thing as make (even when i log in as root)...i'm using suse 9.1
 
Old 08-08-2004, 02:37 AM   #2
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just run "make"

If make is not found, you have to install one. Every normal distribution contains make.
 
Old 08-08-2004, 02:52 AM   #3
invasian
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hey yea, that would be my problem...i'm using suse 9.1 personal (and i heard that it didn't come with any development tools)...so how would i go about installing the make command? is it a part of another package or something?

EDIT: never mind...i found it...thanks so much.

Last edited by invasian; 08-08-2004 at 02:57 AM.
 
  


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