Issue: Could not find a suitable make implementation

@sim racdit at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 12:45:11 UTC 2015


Hi,

I configured latest source code of Firefox following
https://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Simple_Firefox_build but on building
the source using ./mach build while in Cygwin terminal it says:

 /cygdrive/c/mozilla-central
$ ./mach build
Error running mach:

    ['build']

The error occurred in code that was called by the mach command. This is
either
a bug in the called code itself or in the way that mach is calling it.

You should consider filing a bug for this issue.

If filing a bug, please include the full output of mach, including this
error
message.

The details of the failure are as follows:

Exception: Could not find a suitable make implementation.

  File
"/cygdrive/c/mozilla-central/python/mozbuild/mozbuild/mach_commands.py",
line 390, in build
    silent=not verbose)
  File "/cygdrive/c/mozilla-central/python/mozbuild/mozbuild/base.py", line
483, in _run_make
    args = self._make_path()
  File "/cygdrive/c/mozilla-central/python/mozbuild/mozbuild/base.py", line
602, in _make_path
    raise Exception('Could not find a suitable make implementation.')

How to go around it? Any help/guidance?

Thanks,
Asim
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