[plt-scheme] DrScheme installation problem

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 20 23:03:25 EST 2003

At Mon, 20 Jan 2003 19:15:01 +0100, Tim Kynerd wrote:
> Make install fails immediately, printing the following text:
> if [ ! -d /usr/local/plt ] ; then mkdir /usr/local/plt ; fi
> cp -p -r ./../collects /usr/local/plt/.
> cp: `./../collects' and `/usr/local/plt/./collects' are the same file
> make: *** [copytree] Error 1
> Of course, 'cp' is absolutely correct: since I'm running make install in 
> /usr/local/plt/src, ./../collects is /usr/local/plt/collects, and 
> /usr/local/plt/./collects is also /usr/local/plt/collects.
> What am I doing wrong? Any help would be appreciated.

The install process goes wrong when the --prefix dir is the same as the
build dir.

To avoid the problem, re-configure as follows: don't use --prefix, but
do run configure using the absolute path `/usr/local/plt/src/configure'.


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