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Old 12-05-2004, 07:21 PM   #1
greenpenguin246
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Question make command


I have attempted to install several different programs in their source form and the directions for all of them tell me to use the make command. I have tried this in several different distros and it never seems to work. the error message is: bash: Make: command not found. I don't know what to do about this, i always run ./configure first and it says creating makefile but nothing ever happens. Any help would be appreciated
-Thanks in advance
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Old 12-05-2004, 07:27 PM   #2
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ooer, sounds like your automake isn't installed?? what distro do you use.
 
Old 12-05-2004, 10:05 PM   #3
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sorry...meant to mention that...i'm using suse 9.1 personal
 
Old 12-06-2004, 01:10 PM   #4
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Sounds like "make" is either not installed or not in your $path (My guess is that it is not in your path). Verify that it is installed first, and if it is add the command to your $path before running configure.

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Old 12-10-2004, 10:40 PM   #5
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Thanks for the suggestiong, but i have one more question, sorry...this probably sounds stupid, but how would i add it to my $path??? i'm kinda new at this
 
Old 12-11-2004, 04:32 AM   #6
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It's PATH by the way, not path. It's case-sensitive.
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin
Assuming make is in /usr/local/bin, which it may not be. Best to edit the .bashrc file, in your home directory.

But it's possible that make is not installed. You can install it from your distro cd.
 
Old 12-13-2004, 09:47 AM   #7
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