That did work and I am able to compile now. Thanks for all the inputs you have been providing me.
Thanks a lot Mohammad Shaikh -----Original Message----- From: Bill Moran [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 13, 2004 8:41 AM To: Mohammed Shaikh Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Access Denied when using gmake "Mohammed Shaikh" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I am running gmake on freebsd from a folder and the makefile tries to access > the perl file two levels up and I am getting access denied. I get this even > when I login as su. > ./../bin/extract_obj_names.pl: Permission denied > gmake: *** [elf/rt_obj.txt] Error 126 > > Can anyone help me circumvent this problem? Give the appropriate files execute permission. See "man chmod" if you're not sure how to do that. > > Thanks > Mohammad Shaikh > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Bill Moran [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 10:30 AM > To: Mohammadparvez Shaikh > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: make issues on freebsd > > "Mohammadparvez Shaikh" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > Thanks a lot. I got the gmake installed successfully. But now the issue is > > > that when I run: > > gmake -f common.mak I get > > > > gmake: Circular common.mak <- common.mak dependency dropped. > > > > How can I work around this issue > > Are you serious? Are we supposed to be psychic? > > If you want us to debug your Makefile, you're going to have to show us > your Makefile. > > However, are you sure you know what you're doing? What is this software > you're trying to compile? Have you read the install docs? The syntax > you describe is not typical at all, and is probably not right. What > makes you think that gmake should be using common.mak? That looks like > an included file to me (just based on the name). > > Most software from the GNU world require the following incantation: > /configure > gmake > gmake install > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Bill Moran [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2004 6:58 PM > > To: Mohammed Shaikh (Satyam Computer Services) > > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Subject: Re: make issues on freebsd > > > > "Mohammed Shaikh (Satyam Computer Services)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > > > > > >I tried exactly what you said. > > >Make install clean > > > > > >But it tried to search for make-3.80.tar.bz2 and tried fetching over the > > >net and did not find it. (I think because of our firewall). Now I have > > >ftp'd the file in the /usr/ports/distfiles/ the above file and tried > > >running it and found that it has dependencies on gettext. > > >I copied gettext* there and tried installing gettext and found it has > > >dependencies on some other stuff. > > > > Lucky for you, you're not the first person to have this problem, thus > > there are many workarounds. First off, I apologize, I forgot that gmake > > created such a large dependency tree. > > > > First off, if you have a FreeBSD CD, the required files may be on it in > > the /distfiles directory, and you can copy them from there. > > > > Otherwise, it's possible to install gmake from the packages collection. > > The easiest way to do this is to run "/stand/sysinstall" You can then > > choose to load the packages from a CD, or FTP (you might want to try > > FTP-passive) Once in sysinstall, go to Configure, then Packages and > > what you choose after that depends on where you want to try to get the > > packages from. If they're not on the CD, exit sysinstall and restart > > it, choosing FTP-passive. > > > > The gmake package is in devel section, same as in ports. If you don't > > see it in the listing, it's because it's not available on the media > > you selected. Exit sysinstall and restart, choosing a different media. > > I know it's on the FTP sites for sure, but you may have trouble > > accessing them. > > > > >How and where I can get everything from, so that I can get this running. > > >I AM NOT JOKING. > > > > I'm just a bit amazed that this is coming from microsoft.com ... that's > all. > > > > HTH > > > > >I don't know stuff about unix world as I am new. > > >Appreciate your help friends!! > > > > > >Thanks a lot > > >Mohammad Shaikh > > > -----Original Message----- > > >From: Bill Moran [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, > August > > >11, 2004 5:40 PM > > >To: Mohammed Shaikh (Satyam Computer Services) > > >Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > >Subject: Re: make issues on freebsd > > > > > >"Mohammed Shaikh (Satyam Computer Services)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > >wrote: > > > ^^^^^^^^^ > > > Is this a joke? > > > > > > > What is the best place to get it? I tried > > > > www.freshports.org/devel/gmake/ > > > > > But I got confused as there are too many links and its not clear > what > > > > exactly to do, to get it installed on my freebsd machine. I am > > > > relatively a newbie so please help > > > > > >Stop making your life difficult: > > > > > >cd /usr/ports/devel/gmake && make install clean > > > > > >then use gmake instead of make. > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > > From: Pat Lashley [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Wednesday, > > >August 11, 2004 5:25 PM > > > > To: Mohammed Shaikh (Satyam Computer Services); > > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > Subject: Re: make issues on freebsd > > > > > --On Wednesday, August 11, 2004 17:19:52 -0700 "Mohammed Shaikh > > >(Satyam > > > > Computer Services)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > > I have a program that can be compiled with no problems on SuSe > Linux > > > > but > > > > > when I try it on freebsd it gives plethora of errors. I have just > > > > copied > > > > > the whole directory tree from SuSe Linux machine onto freebsd > > >machine. > > > > > Can Anyone PLEASE help as I have to submit the compiled stuff on > > > > freebsd > > > > > It is probably using make constructs that are specific to GNU make. > > > > If you haven't already done so, install the devel/gmake port and try > > > > using 'gmake' instead of 'make'. > > > > > > > -Pat -- Bill Moran Potential Technologies http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"