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Re: Problem building pgadmin

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Problem building pgadmin
Date: 2012-03-05 12:36:45
Message-ID: CA+OCxoxsuyvXbTd5+_WgmWcFOoi10g8mqVTpTww_0p+Zzjn=pw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
> On 4 March 2012 16:03, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 3:48 PM, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I haven't tried building PgAdmin in quite a while now, so have started
>>> from scratch again.  I seem to be getting the following problem:
>>>
>>> make  install-data-hook
>>> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/thom/Development/pgadmin3'
>>> chmod 0666 //home/thom/Development/pgadmin/share/pgadmin3/docs/en_US/pgadmin3.hhp.cached
>>> chmod: cannot access
>>> `//home/thom/Development/pgadmin/share/pgadmin3/docs/en_US/pgadmin3.hhp.cached':
>>> No such file or directory
>>> make[3]: *** [install-data-hook] Error 1
>>> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/thom/Development/pgadmin3'
>>> make[2]: *** [install-data-am] Error 2
>>> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/thom/Development/pgadmin3'
>>> make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2
>>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/thom/Development/pgadmin3'
>>> make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
>>>
>>> The pgadmin3.hhp.cached file used to exist in that directory until
>>> mid-2011 when it was removed.  Obviously it can't be critical as
>>> otherwise it wouldn't still be gone, but it keeps looking for it.
>>>
>>> What am I doing wrong?
>>
>> Actually, it is kinda important in an installation, but was removed
>> because it's not created automatically by the new help system. Feel up
>> to tweaking the makefile so it touches the file then chmod's it? We
>> only really need to install an empty file so we can set the
>> permissions on it (which actually probably shouldn't be 0666) - the
>> help browser will store it's cache data in there when run. Better yet,
>> we should probably figure out how to make it put it in /tmp, so we
>> don't need to mess around with permissions at all...
>
> Well it sounds ridiculously trivial, so maybe I've misunderstood.
> (patch attached)
>
> And the build has stopped whining now.  Thanks Dave.

Thanks - applied!

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