An utility that automates build processes, used mainly to build software on Unix-like systems.

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Snow Leopard: make command not found, even though XCode is installed?

So I've installed XCode on Snow Leopard. Why am I getting messages like this: sudo: make: command not found What do I need to do to resolve this issue? Solution: I'm not sure what happened, but I ...
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Where do I get make for cygwin?

I need binary file.
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“make & make install” software on Linux

I have worked on Linux for a year. One thing bothers me is that I am not familiar with the process of installing new software with source code(I can't install them from netword due to environment ...
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Quick introduction to Linux needed [closed]

I have to get into Linux ASAP and realy mean ASAP. I have installed Cygwin but as allways - things dont go as easy as one would like. First problem i enconter was - i choose KDE package, but there is ...
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Issue with Visual C++ 2010 (Express) External Tools command

Normally we develop in VS 2005 Pro, but I wanted to give VS 2010 a spin. We have custom build tools based off of GNU make tools that are called when creating an executable. This is the error that I ...
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Make command in Ubuntu linux [closed]

I just recently started learning different Linux commands but I still don't understand how to use the make command. Please is there anyone that understands how to use make?
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Where do I find nmake for Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to compile a Perl source and I can't seem to find a version of nmake that works with Windows 7 64 bit. I've searched all over Microsoft's website and my Googlefu seems to be failing me. Can ...
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Getting error : make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.31-20-generic/build: No such file or directory on Ubuntu 9.1

When trying to install my WiFi card's driver on Ubuntu 9.1, I run the make command and get the following error: make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.31-20-generic/build: No such file or directory Any ideas ...
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How do I fix a corrupt .cab file?

In Windows XP, I have a folder of install files- an .exe pointing to 3 Setup.cab files. As the install progresses, it hangs on Setup2.cab as it installs tutorial_page.chm (a Help file). I have 3 ...
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Installing vim7.2 on Solaris Sparc 10 as non-root

I'm trying to install vim to $HOME/bin by compiling the sources. ./configure --prefix=$home/bin seems to work, but when running make I get: > make Starting make in the src directory. If there ...
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How do I stop MSYS from transforming my compiler options?

Is there a way to stop MSYS/MinGW from transforming what it thinks are paths on my command lines? I have a project that's using nmake & Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 (yeecccch). I have the build ...
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Have: Debian - Doesn't work: Internet - Need: make or automake

I recently installed Debian Lenny 5.0.3 on a macbook (black, model 4,1). The system seems to work. However, I found out that my ethernet port is not working (I have only used wireless so far), and ...
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Why is 'sudo' often omitted in installation instructions?

I often find build instructions like this: ./configure make make install while in reality I need to type sudo make install Why is this not mentioned in the installation instructions? Or is it ...
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Is it usually necessary to do make and then make install?

This is something that has always bugged me. It seems like I always see build instructions for building and then installing something saying to do this: make sudo make install Is there really any ...
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How do you install gnu MAKE without compiler

I'm a little new in this area. I have a virtual machine centos5.1 that doesn't come with make or any compiler... basically stripped down. It doesn't come with any install packages like yum, rpm or ...
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How can I upgrade from CouchDB 0.8.0 to 0.9.0 on Ubuntu?

Ubuntu comes with CouchDB 0.8.0-incubator. I have it running correctly. I've recently wanted to upgrade to 0.9.0, so I followed the instructions on this blog post, but I seem to be missing the final ...