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when i compile this make file,it gives error type name exected,illegal character $,@. Please any one can help in how to use this make file?

OBJS = generate.obj factgen.obj represen.obj timegen.obj tmdates.obj writers.obj brangen.obj custygen.obj params.obj random.obj strname.obj zipcity.obj

generate: $(OBJS)
    g++ $(OBJS) -lg++ -lm -o $@

generate.obj: generate.cc timegen.h zipcity.h custygen.h brangen.h params.h represen.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c generate.cc

factgen.obj: factgen.cc factgen.h brangen.h random.h represen.h zipcity.h params.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c factgen.cc

represen.obj: represen.cc represen.h tmdates.h strname.h
    g++ -c represen.cc

tmdates.obj: tmdates.cc tmdates.h
    g++ -c tmdates.cc

timegen.obj: timegen.cc timegen.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c timegen.cc

writers.obj: writers.cc writers.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c writers.cc

brangen.obj: brangen.cc brangen.h random.h represen.h zipcity.h params.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c brangen.cc

custygen.obj: custygen.cc custygen.h represen.h zipcity.h params.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c custygen.cc

params.obj: params.cc params.h strname.h tmdates.h
    g++ -c params.cc

random.obj: random.cc random.h
    g++ -c random.cc

strname.obj: strname.cc strname.h
    g++ -c strname.cc

zipcity.obj: zipcity.cc zipcity.h random.h
    g++ -c zipcity.cc
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You must NOT compile a Makefile.
You have to use the make command to build the project:
just type
make

at the shell prompt (make sure to be in the folder containing the Makefile file).
:)
 
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