[CentOS] Problem with checkinstall

Fernando Gleiser fergleiser at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 14 13:50:43 UTC 2010

----- Original Message ----
> From: Bob McConnell <rmcconne at lightlink.com>
> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Thu, January 14, 2010 10:44:59 AM
> Subject: [CentOS] Problem with checkinstall
> I installed checkinstall 1.6.2 on CentOS 5.4 VM (VMWare Server on 
> WinXP). After getting the dependencies installed it compiled with no 
> errors. But when I run it in its own source directory, I keep getting an 
> error that I can't track down. The message is:
> install: cannot change ownership of '/usr/local/lib/installwatch.so': No 
> such file or directory.
> But not only does the file exist, it has the correct permissions and 
> creation time. I am running this as root. I did change the permissions 
> on both make and install to 0755, but that did not help. The command 
> line is:

Is SELinux enabled? it sounds like the typical SELinux-related problem.

what does "getenforce" say? 

check the output of "ls -lZ /usr/local/lib/ " to get the file's context

Hope this helps



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