8.68. Make-4.4.1

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

8.68.1. Installation of Make

Prepare Make for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

chown -R tester .
su tester -c "PATH=$PATH make check"

Install the package:

make install

8.68.2. 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