[Mailman-Users] make install failure

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Jun 29 20:24:26 CEST 2008

Vidiot wrote:

>Mark posted:
>>What Python stuff didn't it do that needed to be done. All a straight
>>'make' does is compile all the wrappers and compile the various
>>mailman.po message catalogs into mailman.mo files.
>I wiped out the directory and started over.  Here is what the make install did:

>The following command caused the error:
>for d in bin cron misc Mailman scripts src templates messages tests; \
>do \
>    (cd $d; make DESTDIR= install); \
>make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `doinstall'

Note the list of subdirectories in "for d in ...".

The error occurs in the 'misc' directory. The stuff that doesn't get
done is in the 'src' and 'messages' directories that it never got to.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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