[Koha] installing snapshot gives chmod error on Koha log files

H.S. hs.samix at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 06:39:38 NZDT 2008

Joshua Ferraro wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 11:37 AM, H.S. <hs.samix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>  I just now tried to install the most recent snapshot of Koha:
>>  Koha-a59c28db3e63f956edffd1e79ab9e9cff3a85dea.tar.gz
>>  and get this error (when I do 'make install', the files are being
>>  written over the earlier installation):
>>  $> make install
>>  /usr/bin/perl "-Iblib/arch" "-Iblib/lib" fix-perl-path.PL blib
>>  chmod: changing permissions of `/home/gsq/koha/var/log/koha-error_log':
>>  Operation not permitted
>>  chmod: changing permissions of
>>  `/home/gsq/koha/var/log/koha-opac-error_log': Operation not permitted
>>  Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug?
> I've seen this happen with a make upgrade too. The workaround I've used
> is to delete the koha-* log files. Maybe Galen has an alternative solution?
> Cheers,

BTW, when 'make install' gave this error, I just changed the ownership 
of the log files and did nothing else. Was there anything else the 'make 
install' was supposed to after it gave that error (i.e. did it end 
prematurely)? Should I have run 'make install' again to let it complete 
this time?


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