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Old 01-21-2008, 11:09 PM   #1
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problem with "make" command


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

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

all the time the same error occur:

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 01-21-2008, 11:11 PM   #2
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Can you tell us the name of the application? It's likely that somebody here has used it before and can advise on what happened.
Old 01-21-2008, 11:20 PM   #3
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for me this is a general issue, not specific of some software in particular, in fact all the time that installations instructions, ask users to proceed with ./configure, make, make install...for me it minds " I'll never install that software..."

to avoid this, I try all the time to find the *.deb autoinstallation filetype.


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