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Old 05-24-2002, 02:54 PM   #1
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problem installing downloaded program

I have download a program in the tar.gz format, and i have unpack the tarball but i couldn't find any .configure file.

all the files in the directory in which i have unpacked are in the .h and .c file extention.

how do i actually install the program?
Old 05-24-2002, 02:58 PM   #2
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all the files are either .h or .c files?
no README, INSTALL or Makefile files?

if there's a file called Makefile try running make inside the directory
Old 05-24-2002, 03:07 PM   #3
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yup, no README, no install...but thanks anyway, i am able to install it using onlymake , makefile won't work...



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