David Mathog mathog at mendel.bio.caltech.edu
Fri Sep 6 14:47:50 UTC 2002

> The EMBOSS program eprimer3 requires the program primer3 from the 
> Whiltehead Institute ( http://www-
> genome.wi.mit.edu/ftp/distribution/software/primer3_0_9_test.tar.gz ).
> have downloaded this. When I try to install it using 'make primer3', I 
> get the following error message:
> [xxxx:/primer3_0_9_test/src] me% make primer3
> make: *** No rule to make target `primer3'.  Stop.

Just use "make".  The executable produced is actually called 
primer3_core.  In older versions of primer3 before it was wrapped
in a web interface the program was indeed called primer3, as
you'd expect.


David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech

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