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Re: [AUCTeX] auctex installation fails under Mac OS X 10.4 and xemacs

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] auctex installation fails under Mac OS X 10.4 and xemacs
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 10:30:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Artemio Gonzalez Lopez <address@hidden> writes:

> On May 19, 2005, at 10:01 AM, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Artemio Gonzalez Lopez <address@hidden> writes:
>>> ... there are several non-fatal warnings like the following:
>>> ./mkinstalldirs /Users/artemio/.xemacs/xemacs-packages/etc/auctex
>>> make[1]: execvp: ./mkinstalldirs: Permission denied
>>> make[1]: [install-nosearch] Error 127 (ignored)
>>> This is strange, because /Users/artemio/.xemacs/xemacs-packages/etc/
>>> is writable by me (artemio). The installation steps I followed were
>>> the following: ...
>> This sounds more like ./mkinstalldirs could not be executed.  Take a
>> look at its first line: do you have a shell with the given path name?
>> Is its executable bit set?
> After reviewing the make install output, I agree with you that the
> problem is ./mkinstalldirs, since no directory under ~/.xemacs/xemacs- 
> packages/lisp/auctex/ get installed. The shell in the first line of ./
> mkinstalldirs is /bin/sh, which I of course can run:
> [tillina:~] artemio% l  /bin/sh
> -r-xr-xr-x   1 root  wheel  581636 Mar 21 00:39 /bin/sh

Uh, I meant "is the executable bit of ./mkinstalldirs set"?  That
should have happened when unpacking.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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