make is not working for me

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Feb 17 14:24:57 PST 2004

On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 12:37:54AM +0800, greater_wyrm at wrote:
> forgive the newbie question please
> I am trying to install a package called bpalogin (it authorises Bigpond 
> Broadband Cable users (Bigpond is an ISP in Australia)) and I have 
> followed the instructions from the 
> I have untarred th file and tried a make
> the result is
> "/usr/share/mk/", line 0: Cannot open /usr/share/mk/
> "/usr/ports/Mk/", line 0: Cannot open /usr/ports/Mk/
> make: fatal errors encoutered --cannot continue
> I have set write permissions on both files and write and execute 
> permission on the Directories

It's trying to open those files for reading, not writing.  Please show
us a ls -l of those directories; it's possible you have a corrupted

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