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Re: [Bug-XBoard] Xboard 4.5.1 install bug Mac OS X 10.6.6

From: Arun Persaud
Subject: Re: [Bug-XBoard] Xboard 4.5.1 install bug Mac OS X 10.6.6
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 01:11:40 -0800
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20101206 SUSE/3.1.7 Thunderbird/3.1.7


On 03/04/2011 06:42 AM, Hans Aberg wrote:
> In addition, I get the error below when doing 'make install', which
> always happens, even if the directory /usr/local/share/games/xboard/
> does not exists beforehand.
> Hans
> ---- make install test -z "/usr/local/bin" || ./install-sh -c -d
> "/usr/local/bin" /usr/bin/install -c xboard '/usr/local/bin' test -z
> "/usr/local/etc" || ./install-sh -c -d "/usr/local/etc" 
> /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 xboard.conf '/usr/local/etc' test -z
> "/usr/local/share/applications" || ./install-sh -c -d
> "/usr/local/share/applications" /usr/bin/install -c -m 644
> xboard.desktop '/usr/local/share/applications' test -z
> "/usr/local/share/games/xboard/" || ./install-sh -c -d
> "/usr/local/share/games/xboard/" mkdir:
> /usr/local/share/games/xboard/: File exists make[1]: ***
> [install-dist_bitmapDATA] Error 1 make: *** [install-am] Error 2 

thanks for reporting... I can't reproduce this on my linux machine, so
it's harder to debug. I'm not sure where the bug is coming from.
It could be that the "/" at the end is the problem as HGM suggested.
I'll look into that a bit more tomorrow, might be able to test this on a
Mac then ;)


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