Permission denied with makeinfo from texinfo-4.0

Charles Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Tue Mar 14 13:23:00 GMT 2000


I also got the same errors when compiling texinfo-4.0. That is why I
reverted to texinfo-3.12 in my /usr/local distro at
cygutils.netpedia.net. Unfortunately, I have no idea what causes the
problem or how to fix it. :-(

--Chuck

"Dr. Volker Zell" wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
>  o texinfo-4.0 - ftp://prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/texinfo/
> 
> compiles OOTB.
> 
> But the make run chokes at the following
> 
> Making all in doc
> ../makeinfo/makeinfo -I. texinfo.txi
> texinfo.txi: Permission denied
> 
> *Every* invocation on the resulting makeinfo on a texinfo source file
> gives me the permission denied message, although an ls -lt gives
> 
>  -rw-rw-rw-   1 vzell    admin      632172 Sep 28 21:38 texinfo.txi
> 
> Has anybody tried texinfo-4.0 and got the same results ?
> 
> My environment:
> 
> System:   WinNT 4.0/SP3 - 160 MB Ram
>           Cygwin B20.1 with egcs-2.91.66
>            - cygwin1.dll -cygwin1-20000311.dll
>            - everything mounted binary,
>            - CYGWIN = tty title binmode ntea nontsec
> 
> Software:  Xemacs-21.1 (XEmacs 21.1 "20 Minutes to Nikko" [Lucid] (i586-pc-cygwin32))
>                              - http://www.xemacs.org/
>              inetutils-1.3.2 - ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu   (with patch from Sergey)
>              ssh-1.2.26      - ftp://ftp.cs.hut.fi/pub/ssh (with patch from Sergey)
>              sendmail-8.9.3  - http://www.sendmail.org/
>              apache-1.3.6    - http://www.apache.org/
>                   all started as NT services via
>                  invoker-1.4 - http://innovation.idetix.com/invoker/
> 
> Ciao
>   Volker
> 
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