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I have this file libmodman-2.0.1.tar.gz, and want to install it, so I extracted it, navigated to the directory, then ./ configure and I get this :

~/Downloads/libmodman-2.0.1$ ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

This is the content of the libmodman-2.0.1 directory:


In the file install is this:

cmake ./
make test
sudo make install

I tried cmake ./ in the terminal but i get this :

bash: ./cmake: Is a directory

How can I install this file?

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You should be trying to run cmake in ~/Downloads/libmodman-2.0.1/

Then once you have done that as the INSTALL file says, run make, make test and then sudo make install.

So that is:

cd ~/Downloads/libmodman-2.0.1/
cmake ./
make test
sudo make install
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I thought I was doing that, i thought I was running cmake ./ in ~/Downloads/libmodman-2.0.1/ the first time, but obviously not, cause today it worked as you said. Thank you very much ! – Mihail-Cosmin Munteanu Feb 2 '12 at 7:28

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