Trouble with the install command

Jim Mock mij at
Mon Apr 21 18:00:07 PDT 2003

On Monday, April 21, 2003, at 04:24  PM, ingrid.gutwein wrote:
> Hi all!


> The install command isn't working on my system.  I also had all these 
> errors with 5.0-RELEASE.
> My system, now partially upgraded to yesterday's -CURRENT, is failing 
> at exactly the same points as before.

Well, there's probably the source of your problem.  "Partially" 
updating is going to cause things to be broken.

> The exact error messages are attached below. I suppose it has 
> something to do with the makefiles, but I'm not sure.


> I desperately tried every possible (and impossible) combination of 
> commands during the last weeks, but I didn't have any luck with 
> installing -CURRENT.
> Is it really always so hard, or am I making a mistake?

You probably shouldn't be running -CURRENT, and you definitely 
shouldn't be expecting it to always work.

> # make installworld
> ...
> ===> lib
> ===> lib/csu/i386-elf
> install -o root -g wheel -m 444  crt1.o crti.o crtn.o gcrt1.o /usr/lib
> ===> lib/libcom_err
> install -C -o root -g wheel -m 444   libcom_err.a /usr/lib
> install -C -o root -g wheel -m 444   libcom_err_p.a /usr/lib
> install "" -o root -g wheel -m 444 /usr/lib
> install: : No such file or directory
> *** Error code 71

Looks like something got hosed during buildworld somewhere or you've 
only got bits and pieces updated here and there (which you can't do).

> Here's another one:
> # cd /usr/ports/net/mldonkey && make install
> ===>  Installing for mldonkey-2.04.r1
> ===>   mldonkey-2.04.r1 depends on shared library: c_r.4 - found
> usage: install [-bCcpSsv] [-B suffix] [-f flags] [-g group] [-m mode]
>                [-o owner] file1 file2
>        install [-bCcpSsv] [-B suffix] [-f flags] [-g group] [-m mode]
>                [-o owner] file1 ... fileN directory
>        install -d [-v] [-g group] [-m mode] [-o owner] directory ...
> *** Error code 64

This could be the port itself being broken, or it could be the severe 
system breakage you apparently have affecting the ports tree.

- jim

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