AW: [Mono-list] Daily build errors

Jochen Wezel (CompuMaster GmbH)
Thu, 28 Oct 2004 17:00:17 +0200


> > When I want to install the daily build of 2004-10-26 (and -24), I
> > following error while "make install":

> > The file monoresgen.exe.mdb hasn't been there...

> First - why are you doing this as root? Root is there for a purpose
and it=20
> isn't just so you don't have to keep typing su to change to it. On a=20
> machine, it can be considered a major deity. It has the power of life,

> death and existance on a box. Mess something up as root and you can=20
> (and probably *will*) do some serious damage!
As in the real world: if you have rights you can missuse them. If you
don't have any rights, you can't do your job.

> Second, is this a compile from cvs and if it is, is it via and update=20
> and if it is from an update, what happens if you ditch that version of

> mono/mcs and do a fresh checkout?
This is a compile from the "daily build" downloaded from the mono
website. Nothing CVS or similar.

> Third, what distro are you using? I know with Fedora Core, things
> always happy in that /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig isn't always checked -=20
> this could be something similar.
Sorry, I had really forgotten this important information. Here it is:
RedHat 9

> Fourth, when you ran, did you specify anything with --
> (ie. --prefix=3D/usr). Again, problems can occur if you're in as root =

> have specified somewhere insane for your libraries and apps to live.
I used following lines:
./ --prefix=3D/usr
make install			<---- here it crashes because of the
missing file

Thanks for any help!