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Old 01-22-2008, 12:08 AM   #1
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problem with bush


hello,

is there someone could help me to understand why, when I try to install some application, the first command:
Code:
./configure
normally act as aspected

but when i procceed with the rest of the installation process, when I type

Code:
make
all the time the same error occur:

Code:
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.
I can't understand what's happening to my process, and it's very frustrating...
 
Old 01-22-2008, 12:24 AM   #2
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In the folder where you run ./configure, there is almost always a file called INSTALL and/or README. The installation process is usually configure/make/make install, but this may differ, for instance, if the package was written in python. Other times there might be a src directory inside which you should type make. So make sure you skim through the INSTALL file first.
Also, if you're running a distro like Ubuntu or Fedora, you're probably better off just installing packages from the default repositories.
 
Old 01-22-2008, 12:34 AM   #3
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What distro are you using?

Did the "configure" finish without any errors? If there were any errors, that would explain why there isn't a Makefile.
 
Old 01-22-2008, 01:37 PM   #4
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.

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