[GRASS-user] grass 6.3.0 solaris 10 install errors

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Aug 12 03:48:16 EDT 2008

Hamish wrote:

> > The files are deleted during make, but I'm not sure exactly when
> > it happens..
> while make runs, can you monitor the directory structure in another
> terminal window and track down when it happens that way?
> perhaps: 
>   watch ls -l include/Make/
> then quickly ^C make, back up a little, and see where in the build it
> got up to? timing may have to be fast....
> or chmod one of the vanishing files to be read-only then see if `make`
> stops with an error at some point when it can't remove it?

To delete a file, you need write permission on the directory. You
don't need any permissions on the file itself.

But running "chmod a-w include/Make" after "configure" but before
"make" may well provide useful information.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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