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Old 10-17-2006, 10:43 AM   #1
Awg Semile Apong
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Problem faced during 'make install'.. Help me!

ello.. can anyone help me??

How do i solve this below problemo...

awg@ubuntu:~/Desktop/snort-$ make install

mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicengine': Permission denied
make[5]: *** [install-libLTLIBRARIES] Error 1
make[5]: Leaving directory `/home/awg/Desktop/snort-'
make[4]: *** [install-am] Error 2
make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/awg/Desktop/snort-'
make[3]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/awg/Desktop/snort-'
make[2]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/awg/Desktop/snort-'
make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/awg/Desktop/snort-'
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

Old 10-17-2006, 10:53 AM   #2
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you need to be root when you do a make install. unless you specified a directory that you have full permisssions on.
Old 03-05-2009, 03:28 AM   #3
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that was a useful reply..thank you..
(thought the thread is pretty old)



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