On Behalf Of Jeffrey Freeman
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2010 3:53
Subject: Fwd: Installing GNU
Let me preface by saying this is my first venture into the GNU realm. I
am using MS Windows Vista, and while I'm trying to be a big kid, I may need
someone to hold my hand as I cross the street.
Ultimately, I would like to use GNU Octave with GNUPlot, and from what
I have read thus far, I need to install GNU make be able to do that. I have
downloaded and unpacked GNU make-3.81. Upon reading the README and INSTALL
files, I believe I am supposed to 'cd' to the directory containing the source
code, then proceed with:
.\sh build.sh (since this is my first 'make' program)
However, when I try to use '.\configure', I get the following error:
MAKE for DJGPP
| 'update' is
not recognized as an internal or external command,
program or batch file.
| The Vdm
Redirector is already loaded
| No Make
program found--use DOSBUILD.BAT to build Make.
So then I ran '.\dosbuild' and got
the following response: