Re: [PBML] Makefile
- A makefile is used by the make program.
It is a set of instructions for compiling, linking, processing, and
possibly installing a program. (Usually-- though it can be used for
If you do not have a C compiler on your windows machine, chances are
you also do not have the ability to make use of the Makefile.
Regardless, while the majority of majordomo is written in perl, it
does have a couple of c components which must be compiled. See
means that unless you can find a binary version of majordomo that was
compiled for win32(and I've never seen one), you CAN'T use MAJORDOMO
on a WINDOWS machine.
Sorry. Tough luck. Install linux, then install majordomo.
Majordomo was most definitely NOT written with windows or windows
users in mind.
Thank you. That's all. Bu-bye now.
--- In perl-beginner@y..., Gordon Stewart <gordon52@s...> wrote:
> At 23:05 31/05/02 +0800, Franki wrote :-
> >Have you considered just rebuilding a source rpm?? or is it a non
> >I have compiled and installed minordomo, (now renamed to minorfish
> >reasons that should be obvious :-)
> >no great hassle...
> >but for most things, installing the rpm is just faster..
> >sorry can't be of more assistance.
> Hmm - Whats RPM ? -
> Hmm I see you use Linux ? (I'm on Windows...)
> I'm reading the install information now - It seems that its
> (Makefile) Uses a C-compiler - I dont have C on my Pc :-(
> But - As Maisha asked - What does Makefile actually do (That you
> & Ill assume you go into DOS mode, & go to the perl directory, &
> perl -makefile blah blah blah (or something like that...)
> Hopefully, I think i'll get some answers (eventually) when their
> people wake up ;-)