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Generally in Linux we install applications from source with

./configure
make
make install

I am supposed to run these steps in Android to install few source tars. How can I get required libraries for this installation.

Thank you.

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    If some software manual told you to run those commands on an Android device, it's wrong. Android is based on the Linux kernel but is unlike a GNU/Linux system apart from that, so you can't just run software written for a GNU/Linux system on Android. We might be able to offer some advice if you can tell us more about the situation and what software you're trying to use. – Dan Hulme Feb 6 '14 at 14:25
  • Trying to install python 3.3 – rɑːdʒɑ Feb 6 '14 at 15:47
  • I don't think the vanilla Python source tree will build for Android, but there are several projects with Python ports for Android. Googling {python android} will get you some useful suggestions. – Dan Hulme Feb 6 '14 at 16:24

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