[Mailman-Users] mailman-2.1.26: `make install` fails

Brent Kearney brentk at birs.ca
Mon Jun 4 20:31:13 EDT 2018


When I run 'make install’ on mailman-2.1.26 (with python 2.7), I get a fatal error in the “misc” directory. The complete output is below.

I notice that the "for p in   ; \” has an empty list of packages. Perhaps that for loop should be surrounded by a conditional checking that the $(PACKAGES) variable is non-empty?

Best regards,

mailman-2.1.26]$ sudo make install
Creating architecture independent directories...
chmod o-r /opt/mailman/archives/private
Creating architecture dependent directories...
for f in mmsitepass newlist rmlist add_members  list_members remove_members clone_member update arch  sync_members check_db withlist check_perms find_member  version config_list list_lists dumpdb cleanarch  list_admins genaliases change_pw mailmanctl qrunner inject  unshunt fix_url.py convert.py transcheck b4b5-archfix  list_owners msgfmt.py show_qfiles discard rb-archfix  reset_pw.py export.py mailman-config; \
do \
    /opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 755 ../build/bin/$f /opt/mailman/bin; \
for f in crontab.in; \
do \
    /opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 644 $f /opt/mailman/cron; \
for f in checkdbs mailpasswds senddigests gate_news  nightly_gzip bumpdigests disabled cull_bad_shunt; \
do \
    /opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 755 ../build/cron/$f /opt/mailman/cron; \
for i in ./*.jpg ./*.png ./*.ico; \
do \
  /opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 644 $i /opt/mailman/icons; \
for d in bin cron scripts tests; \
do \
    dir=/opt/mailman/$d; \
    /opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 644 paths.py $dir; \
/opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 755 mailman /opt/mailman/scripts
/opt/csw/bin/ginstall -c -m 644 sitelist.cfg /opt/mailman/data
if [ -z "" -a -d /opt/mailman/pythonlib/email ] ; \
then \
    rm -rf /opt/mailman/pythonlib/email* ; \
for p in   ; \
do \
    gunzip -c ./$p.tar.gz | (cd . ; tar xf -); \
    (cd ./$p ; umask 02 ; PYTHONPATH=/opt/mailman/pythonlib /opt/csw/bin/python2.7 setup.py --quiet install --install-lib /opt/mailman/pythonlib  --install-purelib /opt/mailman/pythonlib  --install-data /opt/mailman/pythonlib); \
sh: syntax error at line 1: `;' unexpected
*** Error code 2
make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `install-packages'
Current working directory /opt/src/mailman-2.1.26/misc
*** Error code 1
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'

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