Automatic gpc installation
bohnen at mail.desy.de
Fri Aug 3 19:59:36 CEST 2001
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Stephen Hurd wrote:
> Yeah, gmake is in the path if it's installed from the ports collection or as
> a package. It's not in the default install though, so maybe a test and
> warning if it doesn't exist... doesn't really matter though, I'd think
> anyone would pick up on that pretty quick.
Removed the 'alias make=..' and made a check wether gmake can be used.
This should work reliable on all? Unix/Linux Systems. Gmake is mandatory,
not make. See: http://www.desy.de/~bohnen/gpc/install.gpc
> I wasn't sure if you wanted the output from ftp put into a logfile or not, I
> noticed that wget was outputting to outfile (If I understand wget properly -
> never used it) but I left it to the screen... mostly because it has a nice
> status bar.
The reason to hide the output (and not throwaway) of wget is to allow
together with the -v 0 switch a batch version, which makes possible a
remote triggered 'Hands off installation' for many machines on a bigger site.
As far as I anderstand various ftp solutions, ftp works fine in interactive
mode but not in batch.
Do be done: Correct output of wget under control of the variable
Thank you for suggestions
> It would have required less changes if it was left using wget, but since I
> don't use it, I figured I'd set it up so other people could not use it too.
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