Re: [htdig] Make install problems


Subject: Re: [htdig] Make install problems
From: peter karlsson (peter@softwolves.pp.se)
Date: Mon Feb 28 2000 - 01:00:58 PST


Geoff Hutchison:

> I don't know why your installed version of install (no pun intended)
> doesn't work,

Me neither, but it seems reasonbly new:

$ install --version
install (GNU fileutils) 4.0k
Written by David MacKenzie.

Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

> but you can edit the Makefile and change the INSTALL
> variable to point to the full patch of the install-sh script that comes in
> the distribution.

It still sends the wrong parameters to mkdir and cp:

Installing ht://Dig

Creating directories (if needed)...

Installing individual programs...
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/peter/bin/htdig/htdig-3.1.5/htfuzzy'
transform=s,x,x,
/home/peter/bin/htdig/htdig-3.1.5/install-sh -c htfuzzy --exec-prefix=/home/peter/bin/htdig/bin/`echo htfuzzy | sed ''`
mkdir: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix='
Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
mkdir: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix=/home'
Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
mkdir: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix=/home/peter'
Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
mkdir: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix=/home/peter/bin'
Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
mkdir: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix=/home/peter/bin/htdig'
Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
mkdir: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix=/home/peter/bin/htdig/bin'
Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
cp: unrecognized option `--exec-prefix=/home/peter/bin/htdig/bin/#inst.12373#'
Try `cp --help' for more information.
make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/peter/bin/htdig/htdig-3.1.5/htfuzzy'

Shouldn't it remove that '--exec-prefix=' stuff?

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