[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Serial line lock directory

From: Chris Marusich
Subject: Re: Serial line lock directory
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:58:53 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm trying to package minicom and there I get an error message 
>   checking for com line lock directory... configure: error: No suitable lock 
> directory
> ... which was checking for a (common) directory to put a file in (as a 
> marker) when a serial device is in use (and removing the file to free the 
> serial device).  This is supposed to prevent multiple different programs 
> accidentally using the same serial line.
> Where and how should this be done in Guix?

That sounds like a directory which should exist in the localstatedir
(info '(standards) Directory Variables').  I haven't looked closely at
the package, but your package definition makes it look like it's using a
GNU build system, so hopefully it provides a way to configure the
value used for the localstatedir.


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]