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Re: Basic linpac problems



On Monday 09 July 2001 21:52, you wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 05:45:18PM +1000, Phil wrote:
> > Hello All,
> >
> > I'm attempting to install LinPac in an effort to make use of a more
> > sophisticated environment that that offered by the listen and call
> > utilities. However, I haven't progressed very far.
> >
> > I altered the prefix variable in linpac.in as follows:
> > PREFIX=/usr/local
> >
> > That change overcame an error message dealing with a directory named
> > "@prefix@".
>
> 	That is indicative of your omission of running
> 		./configure (--with-options)
> 	at the source package.
>
> 	THOSE *.in FILES ARE NOT FOR CASUAL MANUAL EDITING!
> 	They are part of automated configuration management
> 	system which you are supposed to use to get things
> 	into working order.
>
> 	Is there no  README,  or  INSTALL,  or any such document
> 	file around in the source package ?  Or you simply didn't
> 	care to read any ?
>
>
> /Matti Aarnio - oh2mqk

Yes sweetie I did RTFM and it says that the default is /usr/local. Adding 
prefix=/usr/local to configure does not alter the fact that the install 
script tries to create directories "@prefix@/share/linpac/".

-- 
Regards,
Phil
phil@spiderweb.com.au
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