Michel, > Once again, thank you so much for the email! > I was able to install udunits. However, when I try to run it, I get the > following message: > > udunits(3): Couldn't open units database > "/home/mesquita/udunits/udunits-1.12.4/etc/udunits.dat": No such file or > directory > udunits: Couldn't initialize udunits(3) package Does the file "/home/mesquita/udunits/udunits-1.12.4/etc/udunits.dat" exist? Is it readable? If the file doesn't exist, then please send me the file "install.log" that was created during installation. > Somehow, udunits is not being installed inside /usr/local as it should. > Even if I tell it to do so: > > CPPFLAGS='-Df2cFortran -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=500' CFLAGS='-g -O2 -lm' PERL='' > ./configure --prefix=/usr/local > Why is that? I have tried that in 2 different computers and I still have > the same problem. It is unlikely that you will have the necessary write access to the /usr/local directory unless you execute the "make install" command as the superuser (i.e., "root"). > One of the solutions to this was to create a symbolic link insde > udunits-1.12.4: ln -s /usr/local/etc etc > However, that is not practical, because if I want to delete the udunits > directory someday, udunits will not work anymore. > > I thank you in advance! > > Kindest regards, > > Michel Mesquita > -- > Michel Mesquita > Research Assistant > International Arctic Research Center > address@hidden > URL: http://web.mac.com/mmeclimate/ Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: OKW-899269 Department: Support UDUNITS Priority: Normal Status: On Hold
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