Help needed for install
mieg at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Thu Sep 28 10:28:51 EST 2000
try (as the readme says)
chmod 755 INSTALL
this is not really equivalent to
are you running this as root (i bet a beer you are)
i bet also that the following happens
you should always say
csh stuff -f
otherwise you read $USER/.cshrc
in this case i bet ~root/.cshrc
and that .cshrc says path = null
and you do not picck standard unix commands
that is a lot of beers i am betting
>To: bionet-software-acedb at net.bio.net
>From: "F. Coulier" <coulier at marseille.inserm.fr>
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>Subject: Help needed for install
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>I have been running acedb for about a year on my computer (under Linux);
>the install process went well at this time. I now want to install it on
>another computer that should become the server of the lab (still under
>I guess I need some help, although I think the problem lies not in
>AceDB, but in my system (see below).
>I put the database.WS9.4-*.tar.Z, bin.linux_libc6.4_7l.tar.Z as well as
>the INSTALL script (all files gotten anew from Sanger) in a directory
>(I have write access to this directory), and tried to run csh INSTALL
>It starts fine, ask me whether or not to proceed, starts the
>installation, and starts reporting errors:
>chmod: No match.
>grep: Command not found. (same for zcat, mkdir, touch and tar)
>Of course, all these commands are there (under /bin), and are exceutable
>Now, what puzzled me (and I guess this is where I need your help), is
>that these commands work ok in bash (the default shell) as well as sh,
>but not in csh (and hence, I guess, why the INSTALL script cannot work).
>When I su to root, these commands will work, even under csh (but of
>course, I cannot install acedb under root).
>Any idea where I went wrong?
>Thanks for your help!
>François Coulier, mél: coulier at marseille.inserm.fr
>INSERM Unité 119, 27 bd Leï Roure, 13009 Marseille, France
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