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Re: building make, without make (?)

From: jamiil
Subject: Re: building make, without make (?)
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 16:04:23 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 9, 2:09 am, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > From: jamiil <address@hidden>
> > Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 07:13:48 -0800
> > for that I need to have 'make', but this machine does not have the
> > make program, after downloading it from the GNU' FTP site, I found out
> > that I also have to build this program using 'make'.
> > As you can see I am in a vicious circle, can anyone help me get out of
> > it.
> The file README that comes with the Make distribution says this near
> its beginning:
>     If you need to build GNU Make and have no other `make' program to use,
>     you can use the shell script `build.sh' instead.  To do this, first run
>     `configure' as described in INSTALL.  Then, instead of typing `make' to
>     build the program, type `sh build.sh'.  This should compile the program
>     in the current directory.  Then you will have a Make program that you can
>     use for `./make install', or whatever else.
> As you see, you are not in the vicious circle.

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