David, > To: address@hidden > From: David Price <address@hidden> > Subject: Installation of udunits 1.11.7 > Organization: UCAR/Unidata > Keywords: 200211281631.gASGVM424607 The above message contained the following: > I am trying to install udunits and ncview on my newly installed SuSE > 8.1 system. I have managed to install earlier versions successfully > but this time I seem to have hit a roadblock. > > Logging in as root, and running from the src directory, entering the command: > "sh configure" runs ok until I get the following error message: > > creating port/misc/search.h > expanding `include's in file `Makefile' > ./config.status: line 335: > /data1/downloads/ncview/udunits-1.11.7/src/conftest: Permission denied > geminiani:/data1/downloads/ncview/udunits-1.11.7/src # ls -l conftest > -rwxr----- 1 root root 11949 2002-11-28 08:39 conftest > geminiani:/data1/downloads/ncview/udunits-1.11.7/src # It appears that the script config.status can't execute a file that it creates. This looks like a problem with your environment. What is line 335 in file config.status? What are the protections on directory /data1/downloads/ncview/udunits-1.11.7/src and who are the owner and group? > I have tried changing the permission on conftest for group to rwx but that > makes no difference (not surprising really). > > Standard output from uname -a is: > > geminiani:/data1/downloads/ncview/udunits-1.11.7/src # uname -a > Linux geminiani 2.4.19-4GB #1 Fri Sep 13 13:14:56 UTC 2002 i686 unknown > > Location of cc is: > > geminiani:/data1/downloads/ncview/udunits-1.11.7/src # which cc > /usr/bin/cc > > Files VERSION and config.log are attached. I could not find a file called > "configure.log" in any of the directories from udunits-1.11.7 down. The file configure.log is created by you to hold both the standard output and standard error of the configure script. For example $ ./configure >configure.log 2>&1 Regards, Steve Emmerson <http://www.unidata.ucar.edu>
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