compile problems with multiple packages

Andrew Benton b3nton at
Wed Oct 12 03:37:05 PDT 2011

On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 09:52:53 -0400
"S. Martinez" <at2marty at> wrote:

> I believe this problem might be related somehow to make-3.82.
> I am running lfs-6.8 on an i686 platform.  I am currently following
> instructions in blfs-svn-20110906.
> While running the make command for gstreamer-0.10.25 or
> libcanberra-0.18 I get a similar error message for both.  Here is an
> example output from when I run make on gstreamer source.
> Making all in typefind
>   CC    typefind-typefind.o
>   LINK  typefind
> Making all in docs
> Making all in design
> Making all in gst
> Makefile:904: *** missing separator (did you mean TAB instead of 8
> spaces?).  Stop.
> make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> The error is similar when trying to compile libcanaberra, only the
> line number is different.
> I examined the Makefile, and there is in fact a leading tab, no spaces
> on line 904.  I also did some googling, and it appears that it may
> possibly be a problem with make-3.82.  I just don't know what steps to
> take in order to patch and/or fix the problem.
> Any help is much appreciated.

I could give you fancy seds to fix the makefiles but it's probably more
sensible to try the current versions of these things. libcanberra-0.28
and gstreamer-0.10.35 compile fine with make-3.82


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