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gmake command gives error in dos prompt

by viji19812001 / December 23, 2008 6:49 PM PST

Hi,

when I give the command gmake.exe win32
where win32 is the target destination.
It throws the following error:

gmake target=WIN32 DIRECTORY=win32 portable copyrite headrlib argfile postlink

gmake[1]: Entering directory `C:/optv_sdk32_gnu_cd'
perl utils/check_dir.pl portable/win32 gmake --no-print-directory -C portable WI
N32
'gmake' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
gmake[2]: *** [WIN32] Error 1
gmake[1]: *** [portable] Error 2
gmake[1]: Leaving directory `C:/optv_sdk32_gnu_cd'
gmake: *** [WIN32] Error 2

Do we need to have read write permission for the win32 directory as rite now it shows as read only.
Please let me know what needs to be done as Iam not able to proceed further.

Regards,
vijaya

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Re: gmake
by Kees Bakker / December 23, 2008 7:02 PM PST

I really don't think the XP forum is the right place for this question. It's more a question about gmake than about XP.

Anyway, I expect a target is something to be written to. So if the target is read-only, things would go wrong.

Did you already study the gmake manual at http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.html ?

Kees

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gmake error
by viji19812001 / December 25, 2008 12:19 PM PST
In reply to: Re: gmake

Hi,

That link is really helpful. I think I can get all of info from there.
Could you let me know if there is an suitable forum for GNU.As Iam trying to install a kit for writing programs for an interactive tv and it involves lots of commands using gmake.
Also do let me know if u have come across any forum which involves opentv or interative tv programming.

Thanks for your time.
Regards,
vijaya.

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