--- a/make.sh
+++ b/make.sh
@@ -191,6 +191,9 @@
 
 . ./find-gnumake.sh
 find_gnumake
+
+. ./generate-version.sh
+generate_version
 
 # If you're cross-compiling, you should probably just walk through the
 # make-config.sh script by hand doing the right thing on both the host