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Unable to install ProxyTunnel
Authored by: jpalm1977 on Aug 17, '05 04:40:16AM
Hi TicToc,

I'm also a rank beginner, and had the same problem :(

But i managed to figure out that the 'Makefile' file holds the answer to our problem.

If you open the 'Makefile' file with a text editor (even TextEdit), and change the bottom section:

		mkdir -p $(INSTALLPATH)
		install -g root -m755 -o root $(PROGNAME) $(INSTALLPATH)/$(PROGNAME)
		install -g root -m644 -o root debian/$(PROGNAME).1 $(MANPATH)/$(PROGNAME).1
to this:
		mkdir -p $(INSTALLPATH)
		mkdir -p $(MANPATH)
		install debian/$(PROGNAME).1 $(MANPATH)/$(PROGNAME).1
You should be able to run the 'sudo make install' command with out any problems or errors :)

It seems that the original makefile install code was trying to create the installed files with group & mode info set to root, which was generating the error! So i just removed those switches and the problem went away, YAY!
I also added a line to create a man folder for the man info in usr/local/, which my OS installation didn't seem to have! If you already have this folder, you can just delete the line.

Hope this helps! And enjoy responsibly ;)


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Unable to install ProxyTunnel
Authored by: TicToc on Aug 17, '05 07:18:59AM

Thanks - that worked :) Mind you, I still can't get a man page...

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