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From: Karol Mroz (kmroz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-20 11:03:40


Hi, Ralf. So it seems that either approach works. One can `chmod u+w *`
or `chmod u+w configure` on its own, allowing the autogen process to
complete successfully on FreeBSD 6.2. Note also, that neither change to
autogen.sh breaks the Linux autogen process.

Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hello Karol,
>
> * Karol Mroz wrote on Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 07:23:50PM CEST:
>> When running the autogen.sh script as non-root, I see the following error:
> [...]
>> autom4te-2.61: cannot open configure: Permission denied
> [...]
>> After some searching, it would appear that this is an autoconf issue
>> that crops up in FreeBSD but, for whatever reason, not in Linux. A quick
>> workaround is to add: `chmod -vr u+w *` just before autogen issues the
>> `run_and_check $ompi_autoconf` command on line 438.
>
> I can look into this if needed. Is it sufficient to make
> opal/libltdl/configure writable, or its containing directory?
>
> As a workaround you should be able to use nightly tarballs
> instead of the SVN version.
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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Thanks.

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Karol Mroz
kmroz_at_[hidden]