module-init-tools error

David Fix otqzyrn02 at sneakemail.com
Sun Jun 5 17:36:03 PDT 2005


> Apparently the DOCBOOKTOMAN="" doesn't work because it is trying to
> execute:
> 
> docbook2man doc/modprobe.conf.sgml ....
> 
> By making it "" we get this:
> 
> if [ "" = "docbook2man" ]; then                     \
>      doc/modprobe.conf.sgml > /dev/null 2>&1;                       \
> else                                                               \
>      doc/modprobe.conf.sgml 2>&1 > modprobe.conf.5 | sed 
> 's/^[^:]*://';              \
> fi
>  doc/modprobe.conf.sgml: Permission denied
> 
> IOW, it is trying to now execute the sgml file.
> 
> For those that log their builds, I'd like to see if you are 
> getting this
> error as well. One easy way is to man modprobe.conf. It 
> should be hosed.

Yeah, I got that error for sure.  I just built a few nights ago, and sure
enough, that's what I got.  It didn't seem to affect anything (from what I
knew then!) so I just installed the package anyhow...  But now I see what
went wrong.  :)  I'll use that touch idea.  Thanks!

	Dave




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