Need help for an old makefile

mahmoodn nt_mahmood@yahoo.com
Sat Apr 19 13:20:00 GMT 2008


> But this is way off-topic for this list. 

Sorry, What do you mean? Do you think GCC4.1 is able to parse this makefile
without any additional switch or command? If yes, then why I get this error?

How can I be sure that m4 is installed? Maybe the path is changed?!

Thanks,




Brian Dessent wrote:
> 
> mahmoodn wrote:
> 
>> The problem is about m4. I get an error "m4 unrecognized". How can I fix
>> it?
>> It seems that oldr versions used m4, but I don't know what happened to it
>> in
>> newer version.
> 
> m4 is a general purpose text processing program/language.  It's not
> specific to C or gcc, nor is it part of make; it's just a regular
> command.  I'd be surprised if there existed a linux distro or unix
> vendor in the world that didn't have a m4 package that you can select to
> install, as it's a standard unix tool going back decades.  But this is
> way off-topic for this list.
> 
> Brian
> 
> 

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