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Ramprasad A Padmanabhan
December 9, 2002 22:06
Re: weird problems (dunno a good subject)
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why bother , play america's army a little later; let kde finish ;-)

anyway you should be catching signals ( like ctrl-c ) in your script and 
reset all environment variables and try giving a way so that the next 
time you car run the script and it picks up from where it had left

Christopher J Bottaro wrote:
> hello again,
> i wrote a perl script to compile and install kde for me.  compiling kde from 
> scratch can be an all day affair so its nice to have an automated script to 
> do it overnight or whatever.  it works great if it finishes the whole way 
> thru, but the problem arises when i kill the script before it finishes...
> say for instance my kde install script compiles and installs 7 kde packages.  
> i decide to kill it via ctrl-c so i can use my computer for something else 
> (like playing america's army, hehe).  then i want to manually finish 
> installing kde.  the problem is, it won't let me manually finish installing 
> kde.  when i run make, it bombs out saying something about a libtool file 
> being moved.
> i don't understand why compiling kde via the script works all the way thru, 
> but not if i use the script to do half then manually do the other half.
> i'm using system() to exec stuff like "configure", "make" and "make install".
> any insight would greatly be appreciated...
> thanks,
> christopher

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