8.65. Make-4.4

The Make package contains a program for controlling the generation of executables and other non-source files of a package from source files.

Approximate build time: 0.5 SBU
Required disk space: 13 MB

8.65.1. Installation of Make

First, fix some issues identified upstream:

sed -e '/ifdef SIGPIPE/,+2 d' \
    -e '/undef  FATAL_SIG/i FATAL_SIG (SIGPIPE);' \
    -i src/main.c

Prepare Make for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

8.65.2. Contents of Make

Installed program: make

Short Descriptions


Automatically determines which pieces of a package need to be (re)compiled and then issues the relevant commands