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distcheck: cannot create directory `.am21666': Permission denied (was: c
distcheck: cannot create directory `.am21666': Permission denied (was: creating a report that displays what has been installed)
Thu, 3 Feb 2011 21:51:34 +0100
* Bruce Korb wrote on Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 09:48:25PM CET:
> P.S. in researching this, I found in my own logs a bunch of these:
> > rm -rf $backupdir; exit $rc
> > mkdir: cannot create directory `.am21666': Permission denied
> > make: Leaving directory
> > `/old-home/bkorb/ag/ag/autogen-5.11.6pre21/_build/doc'
> It all has to do with backup directories for texi stuff.
> Only happens in "make distcheck". Seems to be innocuous,
> but it is disconcerting.
On what system, which Automake version was used (look at the first line
of a Makefile.in).