xfce-4.2.2 graphical installer problem

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at xfce.org
Sun May 22 11:47:03 CEST 2005

Jim Woodruff wrote:
> The installer file installs without a hitch on my i686 Athlon, but still
> fails on the DEC Alpha during the Icon Theme build. FYI, both computers 
> are running Debian SID.
> The following is from my Alpha install log:
> Making install in filesystems
> make[3]: Entering directory 
> `/tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/xfce4-icon-theme/Rodent/48x48/filesystems'
> make[4]: Entering directory 
> `/tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/xfce4-icon-theme/Rodent/48x48/filesystems'
> make[4]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
> /tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/xfce4-icon-theme/install-sh -d 
> /tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/destdir.31996/usr/local/share/icons/Rodent/48x48/filesystems
> test -z "/usr/local/share/icons/Rodent/48x48/filesystems" || mkdir -p -- 
The package is not using DESTDIR here.

> "/tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/destdir.31996/usr/local/share/icons/Rodent/48x48/filesystems"
> /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 'gnome-fs-blockdev.png' 
> '/tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/destdir.31996/usr/local/share/icons/Rodent/48x48/filesystems/gnome-fs-blockdev.png'
> /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 'gnome-fs-network.png' 
> '/tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/destdir.31996/usr/local/share/icons/Rodent/48x48/filesystems/gnome-fs-network.png'
> /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 'gnome-fs-client.png' 
> '/tmp/xfce4-4.2.2-installer/destdir.31996/usr/local/share/icons/Rodent/48x48/filesystems/gnome-fs-client.png'
> mkdir: cannot create directory 

... which makes this fail. It probably does work if you already have the 
directory on your system.

Sounds like an error in the packages makefile(s).


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