SOLVED: modular build, libGL "make install" fails

David Gerard dgerard at
Tue Feb 2 17:25:14 PST 2010

On 30 January 2010 23:17, David Gerard <dgerard at> wrote:

> Is this a bug, or just me? This is doing the modular build with jhbuild:
> /home/fun/.local/bin/install-check -d /usr/local/include/GL
> install: cannot change permissions of `/usr/local/include/GL': No such
> file or directory
> I'm doing a build in my home directory, but it appears to be trying to
> do things to the system. Surely that's not right ...

It's just me. Due to
, building with jhbuild requires one to shell out to run ./
because jhbuild tries to go straight to 'make'. Doing just
./ uses the default prefix, which is of course /usr/local .
If I shell out and then do ./ --prefix=$HOME/mesa then it
works properly. Phew!

- d.

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