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I have downloaded Android kitkat source code(android-4.4.1_r1) from Git repository.
Then I set required initial setup environment.
And then try to build android source code.

I did this entire procedure as per this link[^]

I am using 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04LTS version.

After "make -j4" command , I got following error :

make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
#### make failed to build some targets ####

Does anybody know why this error occur?
How to build android kitkat source code successfully?
Updated 15-Jan-15 23:16pm
Richard MacCutchan 15-Jan-15 6:56am    
The error message is self-explanatory, there is no Makefile in your path. Check the source tree to see if the files are stored in some other directory.
RupeshMote 16-Jan-15 0:20am    
Thanks for your reply.

But, I executed make command, in the directory of Makefile then also following error occurs :

find: `/res-xhdpi': No such file or directory
No private recovery resources for TARGET_DEVICE
No recovery.fstab for TARGET_DEVICE

Makefile:1653: / No such file or directory
make: *** No rule to make target `/'. Stop.
Richard MacCutchan 16-Jan-15 3:41am    
You need to go back to the site where you downloaded the code and ask there.
RupeshMote 16-Jan-15 4:43am    
Thanks. I will ask on android website.
Vinod Kulkarni 16-Jan-15 2:17am    
Facing same error.

1 solution

Finally, I have build android source code successfully.
Here is how I did it :

In first attempt, I had downloaded source code of Kitkat branch. But it was not downloaded properly.(source files were missing).

Then, I have downloaded Android OS source code of master branch, which is downloaded properly.

Then I build it.

It took 5 hours to build it.

At the end, my terminal shows following lines :

#### make completed successfully (04:40:46 (hh:mm:ss)) ####

I refer this link :[^] for source code download and build.
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