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

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Space escape character in Debian Makefiles

I'm currently trying to upload a package onto Launchpad's PPA service but I'm having problems with a path name which includes a space character. I'm trying to make a file install into a directory with ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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x11 directory specified in makefile doesn't exist, but project compiles and runs perfectly

So the x11 directory defined in the makefile is: usr/X11R6/lib64, which does not exist. however, the project compiles perfectly in Kdevelop and runs with no problems. If I take out all inclusions of ...
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Assign standard exit status to a makefile variable

I'm trying to save the standard exit status of a command in a variable of my makefile, but I don't know how to do it. I've tried this: pruebas: @A= $(ls) ...but it doesn't work.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...