By Onus ยท 4 replies
Apr 1, 2007
  1. I downloaded "makefile" and I can't remember where to plug it in. I searched Google and it took me to a tutorial by Opus. I don't have Opus on my computer. I think it was a plug in for either Total Commander or Can you help me?
  2. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    I don't understand. Are you trying to compile something?
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    Make is a utility which reads lines from a makefile to create(compile & link) programs.

    It's highly unlikely that you need a makefile if you did not know this already.
  4. Onus

    Onus TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    Compile & Link "makefile"

    There is no way to tell. There are not other file associations; no explanations and no readme.
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    A tru makefile is smallish (20-30kb) and only contains plain text.

    open with any editor program (nopad,wordpad)

    there will be lines like

    all: build install test uninstall

    build: xxx yyy zz
    cc $* -o



    if not, then it's not a makefile; if so, just delete it
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