[Mono-devel-list] nmake mono
jonpryor at vt.edu
Sun Oct 17 20:14:28 EDT 2004
On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 12:30, Tue Doan Nguyen wrote:
> some time i suse nmake to make some and receive the error : seperate
> What is it? can nmake make Makefile.am on windows?
Microsoft NMAKE.EXE can't handle Makefile.am, for two reasons:
1) Makefile.am isn't a makefile. It's an input file to Automake
which will generate a Makefile for you.
2) The Makefile that Automake generates can't be handled by
NMAKE.EXE either, as the generated Makefile assumes a Unix
environment. For example, there is use of Unix shell
commands such as rm(1), test(1), SH-style case statements and
for statements, and other related constructs.
In order to build Mono on Windows, you need to install the Cygwin
utilities and use GNU Make and the related GNU shell utilities. See:
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