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Re: Problems while building subversion as an ordinary user(with out Root privilages)...

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-03-13 13:43:37 CET

On Sunday 13 March 2005 07:19, Ram Nukala wrote:
> Hi ,
> I am trying to build subversion 1.1.3 from source on a
> FreeBSD system. I don't have root access on this box
> and I am running in to problems during 'make install'
> (I had already installed apache2 successfully under my
> home directory and ran ./configure
> --with-apr=/usr/home/myname/apache2
> --with-apr-util=/usr/home/myname/apache2) and
> successfully ran make also.
> It complains about not being able to write to the
> directory /usr/local and I don't have permission to
> write to that directory.
> Is there any way I can build with out having to be
> root and not having write permission to /usr
> directory.
> Or is there any place I can download the prebuilt
> binaries for FreeBSD(i386). The link on the subversion
> site doesn't seem to have the actual binary.

Unless told otherwise, configure will assume you want to install
to /usr/local. Try passed the --prefix option to configure.
See ./configure --help for details.


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Received on Sun Mar 13 13:48:55 2005

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