6.54. Make-3.82

The Make package contains a program for compiling packages.

Approximate build time: 0.4 SBU
Required disk space: 11.3 MB

6.54.1. Installation of Make

First apply some upstream patches:

patch -Np1 -i ../make-3.82-upstream_fixes-2.patch

Prepare Make for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

6.54.2. 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