bugGNU nano - Bugs: bug #40096, Compile error on Heroku


bug #40096: Compile error on Heroku

Submitted by:  Michael Cole <michaelcole>
Submitted on:  Tue 24 Sep 2013 08:43:43 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: Need Info
Assigned to: Benno Schulenberg <bens>Open/Closed: Closed

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Wed 25 Sep 2013 02:57:00 PM UTC, comment #2:

Ok, thanks! I'll try that.

Michael Cole <michaelcole>
Wed 25 Sep 2013 02:55:35 PM UTC, comment #1:

The relevant error message is: "Read-only file system". You cannot install anything. It's just that installation starts with the documentation, and immediately fails there because you have no write access to the file system. If you try 'make -k install', you will most likely see lots more failures. If not, if it's only the man directory that's unwritable, then you're done, then nano will have been installed. The -k option to install continues past errors.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Tue 24 Sep 2013 08:43:43 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi, Heroku is a cloud-based hosting service. They prefer users to compile binaries and upload them. See here: http://www.higherorderheroku.com/articles/using-vulcan-to-build-binary-dependencies-on-heroku/

Compiling Nano on Heroku, with this command:

./configure; make; make install

I get this error:

/bin/mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/share/man/fr': Read-only file system
make[6]: *** [install-man1] Error 1

The full output is here: https://github.com/heroku/vulcan/issues/66

I don't need the man files, I just want to use Nano. Is there a better make command I should use that skips the man files?



Michael Cole <michaelcole>


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