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Re: [Bug-XBoard] Xboard installation problem.

From: Arun Persaud
Subject: Re: [Bug-XBoard] Xboard installation problem.
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:42:53 -0700
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> I'm using a Dell Inspiron 530S.OS running is Linux Ubuntu 11.04.
> " address@hidden:~$ uname -a
> Linux Inspiron-530s 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50
> UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux "
> I had trouble installing XBoard.(See below.)The installation did not
> complete. I followed the installation instructions according to the file
> INSTALL. " ./configure " appeared to work correctly. After I typed
> "make" and entered it, that's when the trouble started. "No targets
> specified and no makefile found". I don't know what is meant by
> targets.I looked in the directory xboard-4.5.2a and saw two files
> Makefile.am and Makefile.in . I don't understand this.
> Nicholas E. Haniotis
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> address@hidden:~/Downloads/xboard-4.5.2a$ ./configure
> (.....................)
> address@hidden:~/Downloads/xboard-4.5.2a$ make
> make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.
> address@hidden:~/Downloads/xboard-4.5.2a$

sounds strange... can you post the output of ./configure somewhere (e.g.

I assume you are using the latest tar-ball from the gnu web page?

thanks for reporting this


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