[EP-tech] Re: eprints-3.3.12.tar.gz ./configure fault

Sebastien Francois sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Jul 30 12:44:28 BST 2013


Hello,

Yep you're correct, I can recreate this issue on Ubuntu.

While I'm trying to fix this, you may run the following command:

./configure --with-user=eprints --with-group=eprints

Seb.

On 30/07/13 10:51, stof999 at cmdt.ch wrote:
> hi
>
> when installing eprints-3.3.12.tar.gz
> the ./configure script checks for user root?
> - checking whether to check the user root exists... yes
> - checking whether the user root exists... no
> - configure: error: User root does not appear to exist
> - break!
>
> user root and eprints exist. script is running as root.
>
> hostsystem: opensuse12.3 x64
>
> this might be a fault in the configure script?
>
> regards
> stof
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