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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: xenning gentoo

Instead of repackaging /xen-2.0/, why not test for /xen-2.0/ and mv it
to $(S)?  How are you going about installing xen, tools, kernel and
doc?  Are you using ./dist/install.sh or "make intall-tools, make
install-xen, .... etc"?


On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 09:22, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> > Barry G wrote:
> > 
> >> Not really.  It is nice to know that I am not alone though.
> >>
> >> I updated the gentoo bug report with this information two days
> >> ago  (http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=70161#c38).
> > 
> > 
> > went a little further.  Repackaged the source tarball so that the 
> > top-level directory ended in 2.0.4.  Build went further but I got 
> > something I've never seen before:
> > 
> > ACCESS DENIED  mkdir:     /usr/portage/distfiles/install
> > install: cannot create directory `/usr/portage/distfiles/install': 
> > Permission denied
> > make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> went further this morning and posted this series of observations and 
> questions on the gentoo user mailing list in search of answers:
> """
> trying to use the xen ebuild from bugzilla and I've encountered a series 
> of problems which have overcome in less than ideal ways and I'd like to 
> try and fix them the right way.
> The xen source tarball is delivered with a ./xen-2.0/ path and not with 
> the version number is part of the path.  As a result $(S) is wrong and 
> I'm wondering what's the right way to handle this?
> I worked around the problem by rebuilding the tarball with the version 
> number in the path and encountered a situation where it was trying to 
> make a directory in someplace it shouldn't. 
> (/usr/portage/distfiles/install).  looking further into the makefile 
> generating the error, it appears that $(DESTDIR) is the culprit.  My 
> second question is it legitimate to change DESTFILE or should I create a 
> patch or dynamically edit makefiles to change DESTFILE.  If I change it, 
> what do I change it to?
> """
> Scott, do you want me to update the bugzilla entry?
> ---eric

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