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Re: make error

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: make error
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 00:39:36 -0400

%% BrianAllen <address@hidden> writes:

  b> after untarring the make file I did a './configure' and then a
  b> './sh. build.sh' successfully, I tried to do a ./make install and I
  b> got this error:

  b> # ./make install
  b> Making install in glob
  b> make[1]: Entering directory `/apps2/make/make-3.79/glob'
  b> rm -f libglob.a
  b> ar cru libglob.a glob.o fnmatch.o
  b> make[1]: execvp: ar: Not a directory
  b> make[1]: *** [libglob.a] Error 127
  b> make[1]: Leaving directory `/apps2/make/make-3.79/glob'
  b> make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

Make can't find the ar command.

If you're on Solaris, be sure that /usr/ccs/bin is on your PATH; that's
where Sun hides the development tools that it provides.

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:
 http://www.gnu.org                      http://www.paulandlesley.org/gmake/
 "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a professional." --Mad Scientist

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