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Old 07-05-2007, 09:38 AM   #1
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How do I use install-sh?


I just encountered a few source packages where configure and make do almost nothing.
"make install" works afterwards but I am unsure if it really installed anything.

Those are the packages:
glproto-1.4.8
xf86driproto-2.0.3
randrproto-1.2.1

When I try to run it, I get:
./install-sh: no input file specified.

Is it normal, that those packages have nothing to compile or am I supposed to do something else than comfigure-make-make install?

Where is install-sh used?
 
Old 07-05-2007, 09:41 AM   #2
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Sometimes we need to make the install-sh exacutable.

Type:
Code:
chmod +x install-sh
and then type:
Code:
./install-sh
See if that fixes your problem. But chances are you are all ready past these steps...

Deion "Mule" Christopher
 
Old 07-05-2007, 10:20 AM   #3
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Well, I just continued using the configure/make/make install procedure.
install-sh is already executable and present in all tar.gz I have.

However, now I'm stuck again:
I am trying to install the xtrans package, but here's what in it:
Quote:
+BUILD_INFO +BUILD_VERSION +COMMENT +CONTENTS +DESC include lib share +SIZE_ALL +SIZE_PKG
Is this supposed to be extracted directly into /usr or elsewhere?
There's no configure or other script.
Or did I take the wrong package?
There's an interix and a netBSD package for i386. But both contain no configure script.

I'm trying to install the xorg-server from source by the way... ^^'
Just have some/a lot of problems with the dependencies.

edit:
Found http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/...-cvsweb-markup
But it's quite long...

Last edited by [KIA]aze; 07-05-2007 at 10:29 AM.
 
Old 07-05-2007, 10:29 AM   #4
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try

sh ./install-sh
 
Old 07-05-2007, 10:45 AM   #5
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No, it's the same.
 
  


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