Re: [htdig] make install 3.1.4 on BSDI

Subject: Re: [htdig] make install 3.1.4 on BSDI
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Fri Dec 17 1999 - 13:48:05 PST

According to Markus Mohr:
> Following problem: configured and compiled, but install fails here:
> [..]
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/dixie/Search/htdig-3.1.4/htnotify'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/install -c htnotify /home/dixie/Search/bin/`echo htnotify | sed
> ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/dixie/Search/htdig-3.1.4/htnotify'
> Installing default configuration files...
> Installing images...
> test: syntax error
> test: syntax error
> [..snip 25x..]
> test: syntax error
> test: syntax error
> test: syntax error
> Creating rundig script...
> Installation done.
> [..]
> The path and directory is there and writeable. I cannot see a difference
> in the test syntax here and elsewhere in the Makefile.

I'd check the IMAGE_DIR setting in the CONFIG file. There's probably a
funny character in there that's causing the test command or the shell
to get confused (either white space or invalid punctuation).

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
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Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
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