Re: Compiling Afterstep on SunOS 5.5.1

Albert Dorofeev (
Thu, 27 May 1999 10:06:14 +0200

On Thu, May 27, 1999 at 02:16:31AM -0400, Sarwat Khan wrote:
> Hi,
> I unpacked the Afterstep 1.6.10 distribution on SunOS 5.5.1 and ran 
> configure. Configure seemed to run fine and found all the things it 
> needed. The next instruction in the faq is 'make' (I'm not root). The 
> problem is that there's no makefile. Huh?

If configure ran properly, there must be makefiles.
Can you check if it really did run correctly?
Maybe, you can send over the trace of the ./configure
run. Remove the config.cache file and run it again.

> There's a I tried copying that to Makefile, and make 
> said it didn't know how to build the target 'all'. Rather than trying 
> to make it work, I thought I'd ask.

This will not work.

Albert Dorofeev
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