Using gedit external tools for building project

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey, I am using gedit as a light and fast IDE for c/c++ and it works great, however when using the Build function it has under external tools it doesn't seem to use the Makfile in parent directory. For example: / /Makefile /folder1/Makefile /folder2/file.c If I build from file.c it finds folder1/Makefile and executes that, when it should find /Makefile instead.. Is there anyone who has a script that finds the correct parent directory, or maybe a plugin where you can set the parent directory? I have never been good at scripting, and new to c/c++ so that's why I ask. If I' (Hardware)