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Re: 3.6.1 can't install [was checkinstall]


From: Juan Pablo Carbajal
Subject: Re: 3.6.1 can't install [was checkinstall]
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:19:40 +0100

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:20 PM, marco atzeri <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 2/27/2012 12:06 PM, Juan Pablo Carbajal wrote:
>
>>
>> Adding the folder /usr/local/include/octave-3.6.1 manually avoids the
>> first error, but new ones appear
>>
>> /bin/mkdir -p /usr/local/share/octave/3.6.1/m/startup
>> /bin/mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/share/octave/3.6.1':
>> No such file or directory
>>
>> Is this a problem with the installation file sin the tar.gz file or is
>> something in my system?
>> Has anybody tried to install (in Linux, particularly Ubuntu 10.10)
>> using the tar file from the website?
>> I tried installing from the repo, but it fails to compile (I am trying
>> to find the prob)
>> What else can I try?
>>
>> Thanks
>
>
> I guess it is your system.
> I built and already deployed the cygwin package without any problem
>
> is "su" available on your system ?
>
> can you install as root ?
>
> Regards
> Marco

Solution here
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4975127/why-isnt-mkdir-p-working-right-in-a-script-called-by-checkinstall

Is a problem between checkinstall defaults and Ubuntu 10.10
Curious that I did not observe it before.

Basically
> sudo checkinstall --fstrans=no

-- 
M. Sc. Juan Pablo Carbajal
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University of Z├╝rich
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