Make for 64 bit not working

Posted August 31, 2013 2.3k views
I'm trying to do a 64 bit make on my droplet with is an x64 Ubuntu system. When I do `make` I get this error. "CPU you selected does not support x86-64 instruction set make" Any ideas how this could be fixed? Thanks!

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What's the output of uname -r and what software are you trying to compile?
@houghtobject: Hmm. What's the output of file /sbin/init and what program are you trying to compile?