[Ipopt] Help!!! Make failure: Makefile: Must be a separator on line ...

Stefan Vigerske stefan at math.hu-berlin.de
Thu Dec 10 04:48:19 EST 2009


Can you send the Makefile from the directory where make is failing?


lqc234 wrote:
> Hi everyone , hi Andreas!
>    I used Ipopt on Tru64 system:alphaev68-dec-osf5.1b. I followed the instructions and the configure stage goes well, I even got "configure: Main configuration of Ipopt successful". However I encounted the mistakes in the "make" stage. In the end of the output ,it said : 
>    Make: Makefile: Must be a separator on line 93. stop.
>    ***Exit 1
>    stop
> I have checked the Makefile on line 93, it is :
>   ACLOCAL = ${SHELL} /usr/users/df8002/gcclqc/Ipopt-3.6.1/missing --run aclocal-1.9
> and I didn't find an error.
>   The system uses ksh as its shell while I found that "The config.site file is a shell script forbin/sh and needs to conform to sh syntax." in https://projects.coin-or.org/BuildTools/wiki/user-configure#ConfigDotSiteFile. Maybe it is because the different shell program? I am not very familiar with the Make specifications. I attached the config.log and the Makefile generated. 
>   Anyone can give suggestions? I am looking forward to the help! Thank you very much in advance!
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Stefan Vigerske
Humboldt University Berlin, Numerical Mathematics

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