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Re: Review of windows package

From: Mike Miller
Subject: Re: Review of windows package
Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2019 15:05:25 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

On Sat, Apr 06, 2019 at 17:05:40 -0400, John Donoghue wrote:
> On 4/6/19 3:53 PM, "Markus Mützel" wrote:
> > checking whether the C compiler works... no
> > 
> > pkg: error running the configure script for windows.
> > error: called from
> >      configure_make at line 82 column 9
> >      install at line 184 column 7
> >      pkg at line 441 column 9
> > 
> > Markus
> Well at least it is consistent across packages :)
> I seem to recall perhaps seeing this before, and it was my virus checker
> trying to be smart and was stopping configure from creating files. Or at
> least worked again when I turned of the virus checker. It never had an
> notifcations, just was silently stopping it from creating files.

ISTR this is about Windows restrictions on what can be done with files
in the default user Temp directory.

Try setting the TEMP or TMPDIR environment variables to point to another
directory and see if that works around it.


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