Cannot MAKE anything

Scott Webster sewebster at
Wed Aug 25 09:12:43 PDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 5:13 AM, Dave Armstrong <ukprototype at> wrote:
> I am very new to using command line tools to install software, but I
> am certain that I am following the steps correctly. My problem is, I
> believe, when I try to run MAKE. There are three files that are
> consistently throwing an error stating that they are missing:
> bits/wordsize.h
> bits/posix1_lim.h
> bits/posix2_lim.h
> This happens whether or not i'm using macports or just following
> someone's step by step instructions, such as:

Why not just use macports to install git (the port is called
git-core)?  Does this give you an error?

I don't think I have those .h files on my system either if that helps
at all (but I have git-core installed through macports).


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