babar@babar cdat-5.2-src]$ ./configure --prefix=CDAT_BUILD
configure: error: expected an absolute directory name for --prefix: CDAT_BUILD
Probably use the full path, like :
! And the prerequisites should be installed before you start the configuring.
# yum install flex bison gcc-c++ gcc-gfortran libXmu-devel libXt-devel tcsh
Quote : ""If at first you don't succeed ...
Throughout the install process, different problems might come up (packages aren't found, things don't build, etc.). In general, if that happens, my advice is to just delete everything in the target directory and the source directory, unpack the tar file again,
and reinstall. (The recommended way is to just clean up the build directory,
but I like the brute force approach to cleaning.)
Sometimes this is enough to fix the problem.""
( Comment: This can additionally be used : make clean && make distclean ).