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

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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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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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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 ...