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Old 11-16-2004, 09:19 AM   #1
Qing Feng
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./configure: Permission denied


Hi All

I got the following error

when I run ./configure --prefix=/mysql/mysql-3.22.32/
I get ./configure: Permission denied

So I checked to see if the sh file exists and it does
ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh
ln: cannot create /bin/sh: File exists

Then when I ran the following I got
/bin/bash ./configure
I didn't find the script './scripts/mysql_install_db'.
Please execute this script in the mysql distribution directory!

Any ideas?
 
Old 11-16-2004, 09:32 AM   #2
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Code:
ls -l
--with attention paid to 'configure'


[edit]
perhaps:
Code:
ls -l |grep configure
[/edit]
 
Old 11-16-2004, 10:21 AM   #3
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make sure configure is executable
 
Old 11-16-2004, 12:08 PM   #4
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and also make sure its not a directory where you need root privilages you might have to su to configure it but i could be wrong not the biggest linux expert pretty newbish accually lol
 
  


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