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phdstudent 03-26-2014 01:58 AM

../configure: Permission denied error on mac os x
 
Hello,


I am trying to install wxwidgets 2.6 on mac os x 10.8.5. I have got this error

Code:

../configure: Permission denied
when I try to execute from a root with
Code:

sudo ../configure
i have got this error
Code:

sudo: ../configure: command not found
What's the problem?

cradom 03-26-2014 04:27 AM

Only one dot: ./configure
Two dots makes the shell think you're trying to source a file called ./configure, as in trying to read a file into memory like a $PATH or something.

Raz0rEdge 03-26-2014 09:05 AM

Also, these commands should not be run with "sudo", you are compiling a program locally so do it as you, not root..

vansmith 03-26-2014 11:31 AM

The only step you need elevated privileges for is the installation (or, "make install").


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