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Re: configure error: config cannot be parsed

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 1998 18:43:27 -0400
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To: Linda Cain <lsc@hplsc.fc.hp.com>, www-lib@w3.org
At 16:28 8/3/98 -0600, Linda Cain wrote:
>config is a directory!  So all of the Makefiles end up zero length.
>I'm running on an HP-UX 10.20 system.

I think your sed is weird - could be the "." in the "5.1" that it barfs
about. Try and rename the directory "w3c-libwww-5.1m" to libwww and try to
rerun configure.

PS: You may also want to get the code directly from CVS as there are many
bug fixes and new features not available in 5.1m. The instructions are at


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Monday, 3 August 1998 18:46:46 UTC

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