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Old 04-14-2002, 01:33 AM   #1
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Package Installation

Lying to the Teeth

To my surprise slackware does not seem to come with ytree. As a long time xtree user, I consider that a major oversight. But, I had it in an earlier SuSE distribution in .rpm form. The utility rpm2tgz can be used for converting from .rpm to .tgz. Then, using pkgtool, or installpkg, one should be able to install the package. Indeed, this process is so simple; yet, the resulting code seems to be inaccessible. When I enter ytree in a xterm, the reply is:

/usr/bin/ytree: No such a file or directory.

But, contrary to the above,

ls -l /usr/bin
-rwxr-xr-x ...... 100080 .date. ...... ytree
shows that it exists, has a reasonable size, and it should be executable by the owner, the members of the group as well as the public. I have tried using absolute as well as relative pass with no observable difference in results. Anyone has any simple explanation for this obstinate behavior?!

Thanks corvus_albus
Old 04-14-2002, 07:12 AM   #2
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Can you run it as root? And have you considered installing it from source?
Old 04-14-2002, 05:00 PM   #3
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try with ldd -v /usr/bin/ytree

this command list the libraries needed for the program.

don't seem a problem with libraries, but try it.

hope this help.
Old 04-15-2002, 10:49 AM   #4
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is /usr/bin in your path? Did you try:


Old 04-24-2002, 01:32 AM   #5
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Working from web sorces, I have got a binaty file for xt (unixtree), and the source for ytree. Now I have both of them installed.

Thanks again. corvus_albus


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