On May 30, 2002 at 09:42, Sean M Alderman wrote:
I realize this is a new package and it's as is, but I got an interesting
error trying to configure mharc on a Sun Netra running Solaris 8...
[smalder(_at_)aragorn:mharc-0.2.1]$ make configure
cp: cannot access bin/../cgi-bin/template/NMZ.body.in.dist
system /bin/cp bin/../cgi-bin/template/NMZ.body.in.dist
bin/../cgi-bin/template/NMZ.body.in failed: 512
make: *** [configure] Error 2
It seemed strange to me that the file paths would have
<dir>/../<anotherdir> in them. Is this supposed to be this way?
Yes. It is a valid pathname. The software is designed to work
relative to itself.
What version of perl are you using? I had another user experience
the same problem (but under BSD), and once he upgraded Perl, it
The real problem is you need a newer version of the File::Find
module that supports the -no_chdir option. v5.6.1 of Perl, and later,
is known to have a version of File::Find that supports the option.
I may be able to modify mharc to work-around this problem so it
would work with older versions, but have not looked into it yet.