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Re: Compiling https://gnuwget.gitlab.io/wget2/wget2-latest.tar.gz into a
Re: Compiling https://gnuwget.gitlab.io/wget2/wget2-latest.tar.gz into a local path/dir to run?
Sat, 11 Mar 2023 10:34:35 -0800
> > In my updated 64-bit Debian bullseye OS, I followed
> > https://gitlab.com/gnuwget/wget2's instructions on downloading and
> > building from https://gnuwget.gitlab.io/wget2/wget2-latest.tar.gz.
> > However, I didn't want to use its "sudo make install" since I didn't
> > want to install to clean Debian globally. I just wanted to keep it local
> > in my account. I moved my ~/Downloads/wget2-2.0.1/src/wget2 into ~/bin/,
> > and tried to run wget2 but it gave me this error:
> > ./wget2: error: '/home/ant/bin/.libs/wget2' does not exist
> > It seems to depend on other files. How can I compile and run for my local
> > account only?
> > Thank you for reading and hopefully answering soon. :)
> The `sudo` only needs to be done because the default install directory
> belongs to root.
> You can set the default install directory with the --prefix=<directory>
> ./configure option. If you have write permissions to that directory, you
> don't need sudo.
> If you build a dynamic executable, you need to tell your system/loader where
> to find those libraries. On linux you normally can add the library directory
> to a file in `/etc/ld.so.conf.d/`. Use `sudo ldconfig` to update caches.
> But maybe your library path is already known, then you just have to `sudo
> ldconfig` to update the loader cache.
> The details may differ on your system, but this should point you into the
> right direction :)
> Regards, Tim
Thanks. I recompiled with ./configure --prefix=/home/ant/bin/wget2 and
ran "make install" (no sudo) into my ~/bin/wget2. Now, I see include and lib
subdirectories. Are those required to have?
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