make breaks when trying to install R7B-1

Tony Gahlinger <>
Wed Dec 6 18:59:53 CET 2000


I really wanted to re-install R7B-0 but couldn't find it on the standard
sites.
So why not be brave, figures I. Ok, got past ./configure on my Slackware
7.?,
which identifies my host system as i586-pc-linux-gnu. But make blows up.
Suggestions?

/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1# make
cd erts && ERL_TOP=/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1 make NO_START_SCRIPTS=true
opt
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts'
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/emulator'
make -f i586-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile TYPE=opt
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/emulator'
make[3]: i586-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile: No such file or directory
make[3]: *** No rule to make target `i586-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile'.  Stop.
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/emulator'
make[2]: *** [opt] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/emulator'
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/etc'
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/etc/common'
make -f i586-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile TYPE=opt
make[4]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/etc/common'
make[4]: i586-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile: No such file or directory
make[4]: *** No rule to make target `i586-pc-linux-gnu/Makefile'.  Stop.
make[4]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/etc/common'
make[3]: *** [opt] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/etc/common'
make[2]: *** [opt] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/etc'
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/epmd'
Makefile:19: /usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/make/i586-pc-linux-gnu/otp.mk: No
such file or directory
make[2]: *** No rule to make target
`/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/make/i586-pc-linux-gnu/otp.mk'.  Stop.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts/epmd'
make[1]: *** [opt] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1/erts'
make: *** [emulator] Error 2
/usr/local/otp_src_R7B-1# 

--Tony

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