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Re: Make issue

From: Padam J Singh <>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:02:23 +0530


Looks like something wrong with your build setup.

Do you have tools like automake, autoconf etc. installed?

What is the output of following:

make -v


Vijay wrote:
> Hi,
> Am trying to configure with this option in my machine unix
> ./configure --disable-ldap --without-ssl --without-zlib
> if am doing this in command prompt its fine.
> But when am trying to do inside a makefile of my own program its giving
> this error.
> Can anyone tell me please what might be the problem.
> configure: WARNING: you should use --build, --host, --target
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
> checking for sed... /bin/sed
> checking for make-ar... no
> checking for ar... ar
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> checking curl version... 7.18.0
> checking build system type... Invalid configuration `make': machine
> `make' not recognized
> configure: error: /bin/sh ./config.sub make failed
> make: *** [OBJ] Error 1
> --
Received on 2008-04-08