[Mailman-Users] 2.1 Install Issues

David LeVine dhl at SPHDS.Org
Sat Jan 4 08:53:45 CET 2003

> Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 02:00:46 -0500
> To: David LeVine <dhl at SPHDS.Org>
> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] 2.1 Install Issues
> From: barry at python.org (Barry A. Warsaw)
>     DL> On most directories, each file to be installed is enumerated
>     DL> and installed within a loop, however, for the icons directory,
>     DL> the Makefile seems to rely on wildcard matching.  That may not
>     DL> be a valid assumption.
> Could be a GNU Make-ism.  Maybe Solaris's make doesn't do wildcarding?
> (It's been too long since I've been on Solaris and I'm too tired right
> now to look it up. ;).

I think the Solaris make does support wildcarding, perhaps with slightly
different syntax...:^)

>     DL> On the line that installs the template subdirectories, the
>     DL> 'install-sh -c' line has '-m 644 instead of '-m 664', so that
>     DL> may also be a Makefile issue.
> That's correct for the files inside the template subdirs.
>     DL> As for the messages subdirectories, those appear to be created
>     DL> with simple calls to mkdir rather than install and they don't
>     DL> appear to have permissions being set at all.
> Actually, both should be created by the mkinstalldirs script in the
> top level source directory.
> I'll have to try to find some time to build Mailman on the Solaris box
> in the SF compile farm.

Thanks for the time and the support...

> -Barry


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