[OpenAFS] make install...
Wed, 04 Apr 2007 16:38:39 -0600
I'm not sure that this is a case of make install being deficient,
just a case of it not doing what I wanted...
My system (a fresh install of fedora core 5) needed the following
directories created. (Not creating them lead to mysterious errors
that were almost impossible to track back to a cause):
Failure to create /usr/local/etc/openafs lead to bosserver
not creating /usr/local/etc/openafs/server and dangling
symlinks for /usr/local/etc/openafs/ThisCell and CellServDB.
I've been manually creating /usr/local/etc/openafs/server
as well, though I suspect bosserver would correctly do
Failure to create this lead to errors such as:
bos: failed to set cell (you are not authorized for this operation)
even though I'd run bosserver and bos setcellname both with the
It would be nice if make install would create the
$(sysconfdir)/openafs director and the $(localstatedir)... but maybe
that is outside the scope of its operation. It would surely have
saved me a bit of head scratching.