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Re: distcheck: cannot create directory `.am21666': Permission denied

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: distcheck: cannot create directory `.am21666': Permission denied
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 13:33:11 -0800
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On 02/03/11 12:51, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> * 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[3]: 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

Hi Ralf,

GNU/Linux x86-64 automake 1.11.1

$ automake --version;ag/config/config.guess ;head ag/
automake (GNU automake) 1.11.1
Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later 
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Written by Tom Tromey <address@hidden>
       and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden>.
# generated by automake 1.11.1 from

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