Re: [htdig] Install problems

Gilles Detillieux (
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 14:41:56 -0500 (CDT)

According to Dave Wreski:
> > > Where could the problem be? Also, has anyone built and RPM for RH6 for
> > > htdig 3.1.3 yet? I tried converting the 3.1.2 source RPM to be used with
> > > 3.1.3, and many of the options aren't configurable with ./configure, or
> > > seemingly ignore them.
> >
> > Strange. The configure options shouldn't have changed from 3.1.2 to 3.1.3.
> > The spec file for my RPMs has changed only very minimally. In any case,
> > you can download
> I found out the problem was due to my hacking the RPM spec file, and
> botching up the locations of the files. This was due to my not being able
> to prevent htdig from storing files in /usr/common and /usr/conf, which
> previously didn't exist, and is completely unconventional. How can I
> change this?

You must have lost the patch for You needed to bump up the
version number in the file name, so rpm would find it. Or, you can
just grab the RPMs I uploaded last week...

> >
> Thanks, that will help greatly, but hopefully has /etc/htdig as it's
> configuration directory, and not /usr/conf...

Yes, it uses the very same directory layout as my 3.1.2 RPMs.

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