IMS - Bird, Mike
mgb-ubuntu at yosemite.net
Tue Nov 8 02:41:16 GMT 2005
On Monday 07 November 2005 04:45 pm, alex wrote:
> I occasionally have a problem with installing some untarred files in
> that ./configure doesn't work with all of them. ./configure, by
> itself, works fine with some untarred files but occasionlly it seems
> that something has to be added to ./configure before running 'make' and
> 'make install'
./configure means "run the configure in the current directory", so each
./configure you run is different. Some may have been generated by the
standard Gnu tools, others may be hand-crafted or even malicious. You
would need to check with the person who created the package or tar file.
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