Subject: Re: make build problems...
To: Andrew K. Adams <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/1997 18:28:35
	If you've downloaded the source tree via tarballs you'll 
	probably need to download /usr/src/Makefile as well.

	Hey - anyone for putting /usr/src/Makefile into a subdir
	and making /usr/src/Makefile just include it - that way
	people who use tarballs avoid this? :)

		David/abs	david@{,,}

Thought for : Loathing the way "Don't cry for me Argentina" has
  the day   : been bastardized by Madonna into a 'disco' song.

On Wed, 12 Feb 1997, Andrew K. Adams wrote:

> When I type "make build", make complains that it does not know how to
> "make includes".
> bash# make build
> (cd /usr/src/share/mk && make install)
> install -c -o bin -g bin -m 444 bsd.README  /usr/share/mk
> make includes
> make: don't know how to make includes. Stop
> *** Error code 2
> Stop.
> If I execute that command manually (which works normally), then
> comment out the "make includes" line and run "make build"
> complains about "make cleandir".  I have seen this problem posted to
> current before, but I have never seen a solution.  This problem has
> occurred with every build I have attempted from 1.1 on.  I would
> appreciate any insight on why this is happening.
> I have an i386 box with 16M of Ram and I did install the current
> version of usr.bin/make first.  My path while root is:
> bash# echo $PATH
> /home/akadams/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/psc/bin:/usr/psc/gnu/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/games:/usr/X11/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/psc/sbin:/usr/local/sbin
> Thank you,
> Andrew Adams
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