Karim BELABAS on Mon, 17 Nov 2003 12:11:07 +0100

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Re: user install

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Xavier-François Roblot wrote:
> I want to install PARI (CVS version) on one of our university computers.
> Since I don't have the root access, I have to install it in my own
> directory. [I'd like also to set up gp2c (CVS too) so that the two can
> work together (following Bill's previous email).] So I do:
> scipion:~/pari > ./Configure --prefix=$HOME/pari/installed
> then make install. gp starts well but then I get a problem with the
> help:
> ? ??bnrinit
> sh: line 1: /usr/local/bin/gphelp: Aucun fichier ou répertoire de ce
> type
> So it seems the Configure didn't put the right path for gphelp.

Can't reproduce this.

1) Try 'gp -f' first.

2) Do you by any chance have a /etc/gprc or $HOME/.gprc somehow interfering with the
default settings [ exact location of that file is the first line printed on startup ].

Karim Belabas                     Tel: (+33) (0)1 69 15 57 48
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