6.66. Make-4.2.1

The Make package contains a program for compiling packages.

Approximate build time: 0.6 SBU
Required disk space: 13 MB

6.66.1. Installation of Make

Again, work around an error caused by glibc-2.27 and later:

sed -i '211,217 d; 219,229 d; 232 d' glob/glob.c

Prepare Make for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


The test suite needs to know where supporting perl files are located. We use an environment variable to accomplish this. To test the results, issue:

make PERL5LIB=$PWD/tests/ check

Install the package:

make install

6.66.2. 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