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From:Sasha Pachev Date:July 13 1999 3:10am
Subject:Re: DBI Instalation question?
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Richard Reina wrote:
> 
> Sasha Pachev wrote:
> 
> > Richard Reina wrote:
> > >
> > > Sasha Pachev wrote:
> > >
> > > > Richard Reina wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I am trying to install DBI.  When I follow these instructions :
> > > > >
> > > > > 3.Build the distribution and compile everything:
> > > > >
> > > > >      shell> perl Makefile.PL
> > > > >      shell> make
> > > > >      shell> make test
> > > > >      shell> make install
> > > > >
> > > > > at step 2: make  I get the following
> > > > >
> > > > > [root@dyn1-tnt1-6 DBI-1.08]# make
> > > > > bash: make: command not found
> > > > >
> > > > > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > > > >
> > > > > Richard
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > make is either not installed or is not in your path. try this:
> > > >
> > > > find / -name make
> > > > echo $PATH
> > > >
> > > > That should explain everything. If it still does not help, post the
> > > > output of the commands above.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Sasha Pachev
> > > > http://www.sashanet.com
> > >
> > > Sasha,
> > >
> > > Is there any way you can resend those instructions  for installing the
> > > make command from the Redhat 5.2 CD rom.  I seem to have  lost that
> > > e-mail.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Richard
> >
> > insert the CD
> >
> > mount /dev/cd
> > cd /mnt/cdrom
> > ls
> > then I do not quite rememember where it is exactly, grope around with ls
> > and cd, once you get to the RPM directory:
> >
> > rpm -i make-*.rpm
> >
> > You must do all that as root.
> >
> > --
> > Sasha Pachev
> > http://www.sashanet.com
> 
> Sasha,
> 
> Thanks once again for responding so quickly.  Unfortunately I still cannot
> get it ot work.
> 
> I tried:
> 
> cd  mnt/cdrom/SRPMS
> rpm -i  make-3.76.1-5.src.rpm
> 
> I then went back to the directory where the DBI files are, but I still get
> command not found when
> I try the make command.
> 
> Any ideas
> 
> Richard

wrong directory. try /mnt/cdrom/RPMS

RPMS are binaries, SRPMS are specially packaged sources that need to be
compiled before you can run them.

-- 
Sasha Pachev
http://www.sashanet.com
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DBI Instalation question?Richard Reina12 Jul
  • Re: DBI Instalation question?Paul DuBois12 Jul
  • Re: DBI Instalation question?Sasha Pachev12 Jul
  • Re: DBI Instalation question?Richard Reina13 Jul
    • Re: DBI Instalation question?Darrell Shifflett13 Jul
  • Re: DBI Instalation question?Sasha Pachev13 Jul