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Re: trouble building octave

From: Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso
Subject: Re: trouble building octave
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2010 12:48:02 -0500

On 9 September 2010 10:05, Leo Butler <address@hidden> wrote:
> Is this error being caused by (an out-of-date) git and the bootstrap
> script assumes something about git that it should check for?


> ./bootstrap: Bootstrapping from checked-out octave sources...
> ./bootstrap: getting gnulib files...
> fatal: cannot copy /usr/share/git-core/templates/info/exclude to
> /home/lbutler/octave/sandbox/octave/gnulib/.git/info/exclude
> address@hidden git --version
> git version

That's odd. Does the source exist? Is the destination writable? It may
be a git misconfiguration. I am guessing that the "git submodule"
command is failing. Can you check if "git submodule init" works by

- Jordi G. H.

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