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Old 09-18-2011, 01:10 PM   #1
GuidoLeoni
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Problem with make filename too long


HI at all
My OS is ubuntu natty(11.04)
Every time i try to install a package i retrieve the following error


make: execvp: chmod: File name too long
make: *** [blib/lib/.exists] Error 127


I tried to reinstall gcc,g++, or to download packages like build-essentials
without any success.
Please Could someone give to me any tip?

In case useful I post also the output of aptitude show gcc


Package: gcc
State: installed
Automatically installed: no
Version: 4:4.5.2-1ubuntu3
Priority: opzionale
Section: devel
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Uncompressed Size: 65,5 k
Depends: cpp (>= 4:4.5.2-1ubuntu3), gcc-4.5 (>= 4.5.2-1~)
Recommends: libc6-dev | libc-dev
Suggests: gcc-multilib, make, manpages-dev, autoconf, automake1.9,
libtool,
flex, bison, gdb, gcc-doc
Conflicts: gcc-doc (< 1:2.95.3)
Provides: c-compiler
 
Old 09-18-2011, 01:43 PM   #2
jdkaye
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Hi Guido e benvenuto,
Why are you using make to install a package? Can you give the command you gave that produced the errors? The output from aptitude shows that gcc is installed.
ciao,
jdk
 
Old 09-19-2011, 04:53 AM   #3
GuidoLeoni
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ok:
i'm trying to install a perl module named Parsepdb (http://comp.chem.nottingham.ac.uk/parsepdb/)
the instructions say to go in the folder in which the executables are located and type the following commands:


perl Makefile.PL
make
make install



here is the output of my command line
guido@guido-laptop:~/Scrivania/ParsePDB$ perl Makefile.PL
Writing Makefile for ParsePDB
guido@guido-laptop:~/Scrivania/ParsePDB$ ls
blib COPYING Makefile Makefile.PL ParsePDB.pdf ParsePDB.pm testparser
guido@guido-laptop:~/Scrivania/ParsePDB$ make
make: execvp: chmod: File name too long
make: *** [blib/lib/.exists] Error 127


grazie :-)
 
  


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