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ducatisteve
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Mar 30, 2006, 05:14 PM
 
This is my first time trying to use my new MBP to write a program. As a school assignment I downloaded some source code with a makefile(that will work on OSX).

When I try to compile the program using the makefile that is provided, I get makedepend command not found. Then I asked the TA, "whats going on?". He replied I need to install
X11 for it, but I already have X11(And when I tried to dl and install the version on internet it
saids I have a newer version so it's unable to install).

How do I fix it so I can compile this program with this makefile?
     
ranga
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Mar 30, 2006, 07:05 PM
 
It could be that your X11 install isn't complete. See if the file:

/usr/X11R6/bin/makedepend

exists on your system. If not, then you should probably delete the X11.app and reinstall. If it does exist, your problem is likely that /usr/X11R6/bin is not in $PATH. Something like:

$ PATH="$PATH:/usr/X11R6/bin"
$ make

may fix the problem.

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ducatisteve  (op)
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Mar 30, 2006, 08:07 PM
 
I do have
/usr/X11R6/
but it doesn't contain a bin directory.
So as I was trying to delete X11.app file. I can't find it or I don't have it.
How can I delete X11 and reinstall?
Thanks.
Matt-
     
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Apr 1, 2006, 10:29 PM
 
Originally Posted by ouwaru
I do have
/usr/X11R6/
but it doesn't contain a bin directory.
So as I was trying to delete X11.app file. I can't find it or I don't have it.
How can I delete X11 and reinstall?
Thanks.
Matt-

You don't need to delete it to reinstall. The X11 app to run stuff is on the OS installer disk. However, to build stuff, you need to do a custom install when you install the developer tools. From there, you can enable the X11 developer tools.

Otherwise, you can install XFree86, or Xorg manually, or via fink.
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