[Kolab-devel] cc problem in source installation of 2.0.1

Bernhard Reiter bernhard.reiter at intevation.de
Sat Oct 15 18:37:15 CEST 2005

Am Samstag, 15. Oktober 2005 10:54 schrieb Martin Konold:
> Am Samstag 15 Oktober 2005 02:20 schrieb Markus Heller:
> > I have just hit a problem: I didn't have any cc.
> Yes, I assume it is best to implements checks and suitable error messages
> for all prerequisits as listed here.
> - Check for supported OS
> - Check for supported OS Version
> - Check for /dev/random
> - Check for /dev/urandom
> - Check for diskspace
> - Check for uuencode, uudecode, cc (do a short testcompile!), ar, ld, as,
> nm, cp
> - Check for OS specific requirements e.g. on Debian gettext is required
> Is anyone providing a script which provides the above mentioned tests?

Note that this is a general OpenPKG issue somebody would assume.

> - Recommend that the root user shall put the following in its .bashrc
> 	eval `/kolab/etc/rc --eval all env`
> Doing checks is very useful. After I introduced the checks in
> kolab_bootstrap the number of install problems decreased very
> significantly.

This was not the only reason, though. :)
But any reasonable automatic check is an improvement of course.


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