RE: [htdig] can not install


Subject: RE: [htdig] can not install
From: Soffen, Matthew (msoffen@iso-ne.com)
Date: Wed Apr 12 2000 - 08:09:24 PDT


Well...

1) Are you running the process as "root" ? Otherwise you may not be able to
make system modifications (i.e. install into /opt/www).

2) Does /opt/www/ exist and do you have permissions to write to it ? (i.e.
it is not a hardware write protected disk/directory) .

Matt Soffen
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rachel Gao [SMTP:rgao@jarg.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 10:52 AM
> To: htdig@htdig.org
> Cc: rgao@jarg.com
> Subject: [htdig] can not install
>
> Dear Sir or Madam:
>
> When I type "make install", I get following message:
>
>
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot create regular file
> `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htfuzzy':
> Perm
> ission denied
> make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot remove old link to `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htdig':
> Permiss
> ion denied
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot create regular file `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htdig':
> Permis
> sion denied
> make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot remove old link to `/opt/www/cgi-bin/htsearch':
> Permis
> sion denied
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot create regular file `/opt/www/cgi-bin/htsearch':
> Permi
> ssion denied
> make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot remove old link to `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htmerge':
> Permi
> ssion denied
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot create regular file
> `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htmerge':
> Perm
> ission denied
> make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot remove old link to
> `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htnotify':
> Perm
> ission denied
> /usr/bin/ginstall: cannot create regular file
> `/opt/www/htdig/bin/htnotify':
> Per
> mission denied
> make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> make: *** [install] Error 2
> make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htnotify'
> Installing ht://Dig
>
> Creating directories (if needed)...
>
> Installing individual programs...
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htfuzzy'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htfuzzy /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htfuzzy | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htfuzzy'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htdig'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htdig /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htdig | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htdig'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htsearch'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htsearch /opt/www/cgi-bin/`echo htsearch | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htsearch'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htmerge'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htmerge /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htmerge | sed ''`
> Creating directories (if needed)...
>
> Installing individual programs...
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htfuzzy'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htfuzzy /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htfuzzy | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htfuzzy'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htdig'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htdig /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htdig | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htdig'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htsearch'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htsearch /opt/www/cgi-bin/`echo htsearch | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htsearch'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htmerge'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htmerge /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htmerge | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htmerge'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htnotify'
> transform=s,x,x,
> /usr/bin/ginstall -c htnotify /opt/www/htdig/bin/`echo htnotify | sed ''`
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rgao/linux/htdig-3.1.5/htnotify'
>
> Could you help me solving this problem?
> Thank you very much!
>
> Rachel Gao
>
>
>
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