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Re: Make issue

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2008 23:49:51 -0700

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 11:21:02AM +0530, 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

This looks like an incorrect option given to configure from within your
make file. What is the contents of that make file section?

> configure: error: /bin/sh ./config.sub make failed
> make: *** [OBJ] Error 1

>>> Dan

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