Re: gnome cvs compiling

I've seen this "./config.log: Permission denied" message before. I think
it's a bug in libtool 1.2.

Workaround: Just cd into the source directory and do a "touch config.log"
then rerun and all should be well.

Upgrading libtool fixed the problem permanantly for me.


On 16 Jan 1999, Martin Baulig wrote:

> Tri <> writes:
> > I've been able to compile gnome cvs for months now, all of a sudden all
> > the compiles from cvs are failing due to this problem in the
> > ./ stage of compiling. This problem does not occur in the
> > source tarballs.
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > sh-2.01$ ./ --prefix=/opt --with-gtk-prefix=/opt
> > warning: AC_TRY_RUN called without default to allow
> > cross compiling
> > ./configure: ./config.log: Permission denied
> > 
> > Now type 'make' to compile themes
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
> > 
> > I don't run as root but, shouldn't need to because I checkout the module
> > as a normal user and the checkout the directory is in my home directory.
> > So I thought the there was something wrong with the configuring process
> > so I took a look at config.log. Using vi I was able to open it as a
> > normal user. I found some interesting things.
> This is not a problem of not being root, it's more likely that your config.log
> isn't writable for you. Did you try to delete it, it should then be created
> writable.

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