Re: failed install on gnomine.scores
- From: Horacio J. Peña <horape compendium com ar>
- To: Jason Gilbert <jason scott net>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: failed install on gnomine.scores
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 1998 17:47:32 -0300
> Just some small feedback. For some reasone, either I deleted them or
> they never existed, I didn't have the /usr/local/var/games dir on my
> system. so, of course when the install tried to touch
> /usr/local/var/games/gnomine.scores it failed.
> I didn't even have /usr/local/var. Needless to say, there should
> probably be a test for this situation in the install. Whoops, Now it's
> trying to chown samegnome.scores which doesn't exist in the same dir. I
> guess it never tried to touch it.
IMHO, the default for localstatedir, $(prefix)/var, is a very ugly one.
I suggest running the configure with the --localstatedir=/var/lib.
> Jason Gilbert | http://www.scott.net/~jason/ | http://www.mantissa.com/
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