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Re: ./guile-config : permission denied

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: ./guile-config : permission denied
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:47:33 +0000
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Jon Wilson <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Neil,
> In another email (perhaps in another thread), Gopi said that the usual
> unpack, configure, make, make install was what he did.  The problem
> with alloca seems to be a real bug, but if so, as Kevin has said it
> would properly be a matter for the autoconf people, not us.  I'm
> waiting on getting a shell account on my friend's BSD machine, and
> once that goes through, I will then file a bug report to autoconf.

Many thanks for your response.  I'll follow up on the alloca issue (if
needed) in the thread that is covering that more specifically.

> The problem with guile-config permissions seems to have been an issue
> with not having the guile executable where guile-config expected it.
> This might be a bug, or might not.  There was some confusion because
> Gopi was also sending questions about installing libgraph to this
> list, but it may be that he moved the guile executable to a different
> location for some reason having to do with libgraph.  I will try
> installing guile to some PREFIX other than the default once I have
> that BSD shell account, and if there is a problem with guile-config or
> with permissions on guile, I will definitely say something about it.
> Anyway, Gopi's friend changed the path to guile after the sha-bang in
> guile-config, and all was well following.
> There were two other problems Gopi was having.  One was related to
> libgraph, not to guile.  The other was resolved by installing a
> dependency (libtool, it seems).

That all sounds fine, then.  Many thanks for your help.


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