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Old 01-20-2003, 06:05 PM   #1
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Unhappy make INSTALL

I have this problem with make INSTALL
./configure then make and make check is working
but when i type make INSTALL i get make : nothing to be done for `INSTALL`.
what is the problem ??
Old 01-20-2003, 06:20 PM   #2
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Try lowercase, it's usually:
make install

However, you have to make it first with:

Read over the README that is usually included with these types of files, it should give you some idea on how to install it.

Anyway, so you should try:
make install


Old 01-20-2003, 07:12 PM   #3
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Either you need to su to root to perform a make install or your su'ing to root but then not in the directory your compiling from.

After the make clean type this:

$ su -m
$ (root's password)
# make install

( And like MasterC said, it is all lowercase )

Usually by default when you su to root, it throws you into root's home directory. By su'ing with the -m, it will log you in as root staying in your current working directory.

If all of that doesn't help you and you still get the error, most likely something went wrong during the previous steps. Check and make sure there were no errors previously.

Last edited by trickykid; 01-20-2003 at 07:16 PM.
Old 01-20-2003, 10:43 PM   #4
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Before you install those programs, you should read the INSTALL file first.
It will teach you how to install ..


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