Fwd: Problems with update-xfce script

James Tappin sjt at star.sr.bham.ac.uk
Thu Jan 23 13:25:38 CET 2003

On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 01:08:21 +0100
Karol <karol at infomark.com.pl> wrote:

K> Hello,
K> When I try to use update-xfce I always get the output below. When I 
K> update modules manually:
K> cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous:@cvs.xfce.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/xfce/
K> co xfce-devel/libxfcegui4/
K> everything works fine. Where is the problem? Can you help me?
K> Output from update-xfce:
K> options are set to:
K>          module list = libxfcegui4 libxfce4mcs xfce-mcs-manager 
K> gtk-xfce-engine-2 xfce4 xfwm4 xfdeskmenu xfce-utils xffm xfdesktop
K>             download = true
K>              compile = true
K>               silent = false
K>              rootdir = /usr/src/
K>            prefixdir = /usr/local/
K>           sysconfdir = /etc/
K>                clean = false
K>               remove = false
K>            removeall = false
K>                force = false
K>              nosetup = true
K> Do you wish to continue? [y default | n]
K> checking out xfce-devel/libxfcegui4
K> cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot make directory xfce-devel: No such
K> file or directory

It's trying to download to /usr/src (presumably as a normal user) and so
can't create the directory. Use the --rootdir= option (e.g. --rootdir=.
to get to the current directory).


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