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Re: Permission denied errors using swinstall to install SVN on Unix

From: Edmund Wong <ed_at_kdtc.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 10:51:44 +0800

Brian Biros wrote:
> All,
> I am trying to install SVN on an HP-UX 11i v2(HP-UX 11.23) Itanium 2 Unix server. I have to use 'swinstall' command to install any package on HPUX box and I need root privilege for this. My first attempt was following the directions using the install binary package found here:
> http://hpux.connect.org.uk/hppd/answers/5-6.html
> However this failed as I could not run 'swinstall' as I don't have root access.
> I then tried installing SVN from the source code using directions found here:

This is a system administrative issue and not a subversion issue.
I'm not familiar with HP-UX, so I can't help you with administrative
issues though (i.e. appending library paths, et. al).

[Off Topic]
However, that said, there's little point in trying to install
anything if you don't have root access to the directories required;
but you do have access to your local home directory, no? Why not
install everything (provided you have the available quota/disk space)
under your home directory? Then you just need to add those libraries
to your library path and add the binaries to your binary path. That
should theoretically work; but, practically speaking, I don't know
if it is 'feasible' (in terms of whether your permitted in doing
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