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

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No targets specified and no makefile found in Nominatim installation

I'm trying to setting up my own OpenStreetMap server and i followed the official tutorial in Wikipedia and one other tutorial. First i clone Nominatim from GIT and i build it by taping : cd ...
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How can I create a configuration file?

I am have NXT-ROS and I'm trying to follow these steps: http://wiki.ros.org/nxt_ros/Tutorials/Getting%20started I am on step 3.2 and I don't know how to create a configuration file. I will also need ...
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bash:./program-name: Permission denied [closed]

I am trying to compile a set of c programs using makefile. The make command runs perfectly on any laptop, but on a PC, I get this error. I found a few links when I googled, but my problem isnt ...
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Multiple files in program tar.gz installation package. What should I compile?

I downloaded a tar.gz file, extracted it and there are 3 files: Makefile, program.c and protocol.h I've opened them in gedit and Makefile contains only one line program : program.c protocol.h In ...
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I can't run a program in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got a problem with a program I downloaded last week from GitHub. I tried to chmod it (a+x), tick option to run it as a program, but it didn't help. I don't get any notifications. It just does ...
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How to add libxml2 to a Makefile?

While compiling a C++ tool called BioC I encountered a problem with the libxml header. In my attempt to solve it I downloaded libxml2-2.9.2 and compiled it in '/usr/local/lib/'. Then I studied the ...
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No targets specified and no makefile found

What dependency am I missing? I am stuck on this one since hours. Any help is very appreciated. ./configure output http://pastebin.com/yEZ7snWp
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collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status in snort

i am trying to make a shared object in snort. i have 3 files: 1.rule2329.c(my shared object) and 2.innerworkingsdynamic.c and a 3.makefile. this is my makefile content: ...
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Writing a makefile

I want to write a makefile that has a build rule, a run rule and a clean (delete the exe file) rule . This is quite a simple task, but how can one incorporate some rule in the makefile such that the ...
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make command fails

Hello Im completly new to Lubuntu(started this weekend). The first thing i want to install give me know a lot of trouble for this time. I want to install a driver for the Novation Launchapad. I have ...
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makefile: how to perform “ranlib” operation correctly

I downloaded a third party lib( Library link) which installs and compiles properly. It creates multiple object file (*.o), rather than creating executable, it's using gnu libtool to do some scripting. ...
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How to modify Makefile and configure file to create executable

I am new to linux/ubuntu; so, please bear with me if my question is trivial. I downloaded a library (http://www.jasoncantarella.com/wordpress/software/tsnnls/ ). It seems that this library uses ...
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“No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.” , error occures while building android source code

I have downloaded Android kitkat source code(android-4.4.1_r1) from Git repository. Then I set required initial setup environment. And then try to build android source code. I did this entire ...
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Error while make install xnee

I did the ./configure and make with root permission but I can't make install. output: Making install in libxnee make[1]: Entering directory '/home/alex/xnee-3.19/libxnee' Making install in src ...
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Error running make - array type has incomplete element type

I am trying to install libbow library. When i run make file the following error is generated gcc -c -Ibow -I. -I./argp -DHAVE_LIBNSL=1 -DHAVE_STRERROR=1 -DHAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY=1 -DHAVE_RANDOM=1 ...
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Building and using a lib without installing it? (e.g. libcurl)

I'd like to use libcurl (a lib that handles HTTP connections) by linking it statically to a program I am writing. I am new to building programs from their source, so I have no clue on how to do it ...
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how to run “sudo make” and sudo “make install”

I've installed lubuntu yesterday and noticed that the fans aren't working and want to try the solution kevbelisle came up with. ...
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don't run command make in order to build file .ko

I just setup Ubuntu 14.04 to learn about it. I’m learning write driver in Ubuntu. When I run the sample lesson hello , I have a problem. I created a file hello.c and a Makefile, but when I run ...
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Make error for latex processing

I want to execute the following Makefile: main.pdf: main.tex main.bib pdflatex main.tex bibtex main.aux pdflatex main.tex pdflatex main.tex It comes from this site: ...
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Edit make file permanently

I'm a newbie with Linux, I'm using for few days, I'm trying to edit a makefile, adding a line in the CFLAGS field, via gedit, but when I compile the file It reverse back to the original version, ...
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File creating permission Denied [duplicate]

I have removed Windows 7 and installed Unbuntu 14.04. I have successfully installed LAMP but the problem is that I cannot save a file with a PHP extension in local-server using the Bluefish editor . ...
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can't install capybara-webkit

When I bundle install I get: Gem::Ext::BuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. /usr/bin/ruby2.1 extconf.rb Command 'qmake -spec linux-g++ ' not available Makefile not found ...
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error while installing make file

$ make install Making install in src make[1]: Entering directory `/lustre/work/biocore/prasuna/SPici/SPICi/src' make[2]: Entering directory `/lustre/work/biocore/prasuna/SPici/SPICi/src' test -z ...
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Wifi USB Driver installation fails

When ever i try to install wi fi drivers for my device WN727N, i always get stuck at make step. When ever i run make command it ends at Makefile:243: recipe for target 'LINUX' failed make: *** ...
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How to build a source file using make? [closed]

I am trying to build a source using make? This is the first time I am trying to do this as there is no other way to install the program. Contents of directory containing the source are shown here. I ...
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Error: Unable to access jarfile spl.jar for stanford portable library

I'm trying to install the Stanford library for Harvard's CS50 but I'm running into a few problems... I've got the .h files in usr/local/include/spl and I've got the libcs.a in usr/local/lib but I'm ...
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Makefile: how to change a specific rule

this is my first question here, I hope to do everything in the right way. I'm a quite new Ubuntu user and if possible I need some help with a specific Makefile. I downloaded QEMU 2.1.0 and I'm ...
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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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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 far: $ 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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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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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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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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Add a new target into rules debian file

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 ...