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Re: compile error
From: David Henderson <dhenderson () digital-pipe com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 08:47:10 -0400

Thanks for the tips Dave!  I followed the advice on removing the
makefile.dep file and attempted to re-compile, but got the same error.  I'm
not sure how to turn off coloring escape sequences in bash.  The only ones
I have set is an alias for 'ls' to show colors, but that shouldn't have any
effect on what I'm doing and no other packages have showed any behavior
problems during compilation.  Any other thoughts?

Thanks,
Dave



On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 1:04 AM, David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>wrote:

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 11:52:36AM -0400, David Henderson wrote:
Good morning everyone, I'm attempting to compile nmap 6.25 under a
Kubuntu
OS and am getting the following error:

Compiling libnbase
cd nbase && make
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/.fs.sync/opt/staging/source/nbase'
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `snprintf\e[4m.o', needed by
`libnbase.a'.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/.fs.sync/opt/staging/source/nbase'
make: *** [nbase_build] Error 2


I'm currently using the following to compile:

configure --without-libdnet --without-zenmap
make
make install


Could this be a missing compile dependency?  Any help would be
appreciated!

I don't know where the strange file name "snprintf\e[4m.o" is coming
from, but that's the problem. Try removing makefile.dep and building
again.

"\e[4m" looks like a terminal escape sequence, so you might try turning
off terminal colors or anything special along those lines.

David Fifield

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