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  1. #1
    xylon89del NNTP User

    Default make gen

    i just install the suse 11.
    I would like to install my printer driver.
    it is a source code, so i need to compile it.
    there is readme.txt attached with the whole driver file.
    the instructions are as followed:
    ===========================================
    Quick install:
    ==============
    To build and install CAPT modules, run make at the top-level
    directory of this pakage source trees as follows:

    $ make gen
    $ su
    # make install
    ===================================================
    i open up the terminal and type ' make gen"
    but the terminal give me the reply
    "bash: make: command not found"

    wat should i do, please tell me in details.i am still a newbie in using linux.

  2. #2
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    Default Re: make gen

    Open a terminal and type:

    $ su
    # zypper install make gcc
    <>---><^>

  3. #3
    xylon89del NNTP User

    Default Re: make gen

    ok.i have done wat you said and have adi installed the packages including make , gcc, gcc43 and etc...
    =============================================================
    Quick install:
    ==============
    To build and install CAPT modules, run make at the top-level
    directory of this pakage source trees as follows:

    $ make gen
    $ su
    # make install
    ======================================================
    so, i try to make gen the file...
    wat i did is i typed in terminal $ make gen <file>
    i try to make gen any file in the driver files that is possible, but,
    the terminal shows me that
    "make: *** No rule to make target `gen'. Stop."
    can u explain to me how should i use the command "make gen" ?

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