Questions relating to makefiles, (The file that contains the instructions for make)

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WARNING: TARGET is empty make: Nothing to be done for `first

Can anyone help with this error WARNING: TARGET is empty make: Nothing to be done for first'. I wish to build this qt package When I run ./compile in the the downloaded folder, it gives this ...
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Errors: Makefile:326 and Makefile:592 are failing to find Kbuild.include and arch/Makefile [closed]

Makefile:326: /scripts/Kbuild.include: No such file or directory Makefile:592 /arch/Makefile: No such file or directory I don't understand this problem at all. Linux Headers is install ok installed, ...
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Looping in bash from Makefile

i need to write a Makefile that compiles each .cpp in current directory in .so file (with flags -shared -fPIC) and copyies .so file into "../../dir/" directory without ".so" extension. For example, ...
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does “make” recompile all of the files or just changed ones

suppose that you have a program which you installed that from source by make command . That program include files a.cc, b.cc, c.cc, d.cc and ... . Now I changed a.cc a bit. In order to enable the ...
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Modify Ubuntu toolchain

In version 11.10 the flag "--as-needed" became default in the Ubuntu toolchain. Due to many problems I have with undefined symbols at runtime I don't want to change all the makefiles anymore. I want ...
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config.status: error: cannot find input file: `Makefile.in'

I'm trying to install mod_WSGI on Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the set of commands that I'm following: wget http://modwsgi.googlecode.com/files/mod_wsgi-3.4.tar.gz tar xvfz mod_wsgi-3.4.tar.gz cd ...
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Missing separator in makefile

I have next code in Makefile: CFLAGS=-Wall -g clean: rm -f ex1 When I run "make clean" I receive next error: Makefile:4: * missing separator. Stop. Why? How I can fix it?
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How do I build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

(Using Autotools) I have downloaded the Bitcoin source from "Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1" When I input the following command ./autogen.sh it produces the following warning: includes' is the old name ...
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How do I set up ccache?

I want to use ccache to speed up compilation. I came across how do I enable ccache This is what I have done so fat: $ sudo apt-get install -y ccache Then $ dpkg -l ccache ii ccache 3.1.6-1 ...
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Installation of .c files in phylip

I am trying to install .C functions of PHYLIP in Linux/ubuntu. I read documentation and it mentioned it is very easy compilation and of .C functions: To make executables, use your C compiler. It ...
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LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I have tried to link VINCIA to ROOT, but there is a problem related to the location of the shared libraries in my system. Since I have installed all these tools in a directory which is different than ...
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Makefile compile

I have to compile ctorrent using makefile, but I always have the same error: make[1]: Entering directory `/home/g507565/Downloads/ctorrent-dnh3.3.2' test -z "/usr/local/bin" || mkdir -p -- ...
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How to clean executable using make clean?

After compiling several *.c and *.h files using make, I cleaned up the object files using make clean. However I don't know how to remove the executable. my makefile code --> CC=gcc ...
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Can't “compile” the makefile

This is the make file: obj-m += hello_pass_arg.o KDIR = /lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/build all: $(MAKE) -C $(KDIR) SUBDIRS=$(PWD) modules clean: rm -rf *.o *.ko *.mod.* *.symvers ...
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m4 preprocessor “ERROR: end of file in string”

I'm getting this error msg: m4:myPerlScript.pl:77: ERROR: end of file in string when trying to use m4 to replace a string in some perl scripts. I'm making the call inside a makefile. $(OUTDIR)/%: ...
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How to convert files with make preserving the directory structure

I'd like to use Makefile to convert my flac music into mp3. The idea is: have the same directory structure with a different root name run a simple command to keep the mp3 folder in sync with the ...
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Install rt3572 driver for Asus Usb-N53 Adapter

I recently bought the asus USB-N53 wireless adapter, and want to install the latest driver for it. It comes with instructions of how to install the driver from the files provided, but I can't use ...
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How can I get the bash $RANDOM in a makefile?

This works on OSX: RANDOM := $(shell /bin/bash -c "echo $$RANDOM") test: echo $(RANDOM) For cross platform random numbers I've instead resorted to this: RANDOM := $(shell od -An -N2 -i ...
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HOSTCC scripts/basic/fixdep gcc: error trying to exec 'cc1': execvp: No such file or directory

hardik@ubuntu:~/ti-sdk-beagleboard-05.07.00.00/board-support/linux-3.3.7$ make ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=arm-none-linux-gnueabi- uImage HOSTCC scripts/basic/fixdep gcc: error trying to exec 'cc1': ...
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gcc cannot find ansinist.h even though it is there in /usr/incude/ansinist

I am trying to make a program provided by NIST. I do not have much experience in such tasks. I am getting the following error. util.c:19:22: fatal error: ansinist.h: No such file or directory ...
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building/installing package with monodevelop failed, “Cannot open assembly '/usr/local/lib/…”

I want to build/install a mono/c# app I made on Linux. I made a packaging project and added a "tarball" package, using a generated autotools makefile. When i build the package and try to install it ...
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Ubuntu Packaging Guide Tutorial: There seems to be no Makefile in this directory [closed]

I am attempting to package a simple video game for distribution on the Ubuntu Software Center. I have been working through the Ubuntu Packaging Guide Tutorial. I have succeeded in creating my GPG and ...
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Make compiling error 'No rule to make target' when trying to install a driver

When I try to install a driver via sudo make I get these errors: make -C /lib/modules/3.8.0-31-generic/build M= make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-31-generic' make[2]: *** No ...
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Is it possible to define a macro variable through make?

Below is my c code: #include main() { #ifdef HELLO printf(" hello "); #else printf(" else "); #endif } And my Makefiles is: all: gcc uss_main.c -o out ...
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how write Makefile for zeromq application

sudo make has error make all-am make[1]: Entering directory `/home/martin/Downloads/LivefeedServer' make[1]: *** No rule to make target `liblzmq.o', needed by `liblzmq.a'. Stop. make[1]: Leaving ...
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Colormake not working properly

I'm having a problem to use colormake (1) (2). First I installed it with apt-get and try to compile my makefile, but what I got, wasn't colourized properly. In other words, colors are changed, but ...
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Make file for creating shared library with multiple sources

I am having the makefile which will create a shared library for limited number of sources, FLAGS := -fPIC -O3 -g -Wall -Werror CC := gcc MAJOR := 0 MINOR := 1 NAME := foo VERSION := $(MAJOR).$(MINOR) ...
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Add a new target into rules debian file [duplicate]

I want to add a new target rule in debian/rules and I want it to be executed before dpkg-source --before-build. This new target will generate a control file from a template file. How can I do that?
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Editing the path files for configuring make file

I installed a new software in my Ubuntu 12.04. To install I downloaded it,and then do these in the terminal cd ~/Downloads chmod +x gpucomputingsdk_4.2.9_linux.run ...
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What is a makefile exactly and how we can create one?

I know this is a silly question, but since I am trying so hard to learn linux by myself, I need some help from you fellows. I found this task on the internet and I am trying to solve it but I don't ...
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compiling blt2.4 on 64bit ubuntu machine

I'm new to programming/linux and trying to install BLT2.4, which is needed for another program that will be installed later. First, I successfully installed tcl8.3 tk8.3 and their dev counterparts on ...
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build a project with qmake-qt4

I'm new user of Ubuntu, so excuse me if my question is very obvious. I have a 32-bit Ubuntu 11.10 installed in VirtualBox, and I want to build a project using qmake-qt4, the problem is that I don't ...
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How do I get my compiler to locate the X11 header files?

I'm trying to use GLEW and XServer / X11 in a C++ app as instructed in Chapter 15 of the OpenGL Superbible, 5th ed. I'm using this Makefile: LIBDIRS = -L/usr/X11R6/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib64 ...
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Undefined reference to symbol 'FcPatternAddDouble' - issue with building program

I'm Ubuntu 13.04 user. I haven't been able to build/install Japanese third-party software for artists called AzDrawing. Based on readme file, I executed make command in proper directory. At first it ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...
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Detect if its Ubuntu Linux OS in Makefile

I want to create a makefile that will compile my objects and name them according to the Linux distro (e.g. Suse, RedHat, or Ubuntu). How can I detect if the OS is Ubuntu or not?
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Can't make RTL8188CE drivers

I just downloaded the RTL8188CE drivers striaght from Realtek website. I have both build-essentials and linux-generic-headers installed. I go to the top directory of the downloaded driver and run make ...
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Installing wifi driver error 127

I've got problem with installation wifi driver, terminal says error 127. make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.0.0-32-generic' ...
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unbuntu, how do I make 'make' command work?

I am trying " Linux Kernel Module Programming - Compiling the Module " as in this youtube video. First I created a hello.c program. As a second step need to type command #gedit Makefile. It opens a ...
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what is use of gcc flag -Wall [closed]

can some one help me to understand the use of -Wall flag in gcc? I am working on make file and not able to understand this flag. Thanks, vivek
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My makefile results in: No rule to make target `arch/x86/tools/relocs.c', needed

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I wrote a simple hello world kernel module (hello.c). I wrote the folllowing makefile for it: obj-m+=hello.o KDIR:= /usr/src/linux-headers-3.2.0-24-generic-pae all: ...
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Using makefile wildcard command for file names with spaces

I have a makefile that I use to compress pictures: src=$(wildcard Photos/*.jpg) $(wildcard Photos/*.JPG) out=$(subst Photos,Compressed,$(src)) all : $(out) clean: @rmdir -r Compressed ...
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How to create a makefile with a shell script

I have a shell script, and would like to convert it to a makefile so that it can be executed with the command 'make all'. How would I go about this? Thanks
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Problems compiling Library

I am having some difficulties compiling some files that I downloaded (for academic purposes). I ran the following command : cd tmp/Detri_2.6.a/detri then make detri_new CC=gcc To build a ...
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How to get missing dependency for make empathy: glib-compile-schemas?

I Downloaded empathy-3.0.1.tar.bz2 to install in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I ran the makefile and I got the error : configure: error: glib-compile-schemas not found. How can I fix this problem ? Please ...
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Makefile question: how to make several analogous rules into one

I'm wondering if there's a way to make one rule out of the following several rules which are all similar in a Makefile that I have to edit: $(OBJECT_BUILD_DIR)/%.o : $(OBJECT_SRC_DIR)/%.cpp ...
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About the installation of Moses tool on ubuntu 11.04

we are working on project related to language translation with the help of moses tool...but we are not able to install moses...we face some installation problems. we make a directory on desktop named ...
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How do I follow these “makefile” instructions?

I am a beginner of Linux. I don't know to handle the following instructions, please teach me in details. The instructions are below: Go to the mmed-release-0.1/src/. Modify the makefile to set ...
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What does “./configure; make; make install” do?

What does ./configure do? Why make then make install? How does it know where libs are? ( they are all there and loaded but it cant find them.) Why need libs if compiler is supposed to compile?
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Folder with images in makefile

I have been using anjuta to make some programs. I have made a folder in the src directory of the program to store all the images and icons. ( /src/images/icons ) However when i build the tarball the ...