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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Installing gnubg in my own directory

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Installing gnubg in my own directory
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 16:41:10 -0600
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This should help you:


You may get errors building with that rpm. I'd probably recommend
downloading a latest snapshot or retrieve the latest from CVS.

On 07/06/09 4:21 PM, "Timothy Y. Chow" <address@hidden> wrote:

> I am trying to install gnubg on a university computer where I have an
> account but do not have admin privileges.  I believe the machine is
> running RedHat.  I downloaded
>   gnubg-0.15-4.src.rpm
> which I renamed "gnubg.rpm" for brevity, and tried to build it:
>   % rpmbuild --rebuild gnubg.rpm
>   Installing gnubg.rpm
>   error: cannot write to %sourcedir /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES
>   error: gnubg.rpm cannot be installed
> I presume that the problem is that it is trying to write to directories
> that I don't have write access to.  How can I can force rpmbuild to write
> only to my own directory?
> Tim
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