Installation problems...

Albert Chin gnupg-devel at
Tue Jun 11 17:55:01 CEST 2002

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 10:49:38AM -0400, Strawn, Eric R. wrote:
> Thanks for the info.  A couple more questions if I may.  I am going to
> download/install the GCC software from the HP development site which has to
> been done via root.  Once this is completed, do I need to install GnuPG via
> root as well?  Or doesn't it matter?  Thanks in advance...

As long as the path you configure gnupg to install to
(--prefix=[path]) doesn't require root permission to write to, you
don't need to build/install gnupg as root.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Albert Chin [mailto:gnupg-devel at]
> Sent: Monday, June 10, 2002 7:15 PM
> To: Strawn, Eric R.
> Cc: 'gnupg-devel at'
> Subject: Re: Installation problems...
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 04:48:38PM -0400, Strawn, Eric R. wrote:
> > All, I sent this out earlier to the gnupg-users at email address,
> but
> > thought I'd try here as well.  
> > 
> > My issue is with the installation of GnuPG.  Not familiar with PGP nor
> > GnuPG.  Copied down the zip file, unzipped it, un-tar the file and tried
> to
> > run the ./configure step.  The following is my log which I seem to be
> > getting various errors though I'm not sure why (in bold and red).  The
> > environment is HPUX-11.11 and I'm running the configure step using the
> Unix
> > id that the directory is created with as well as the tar file was opened
> > with.  Could that be the problem?  Here is the log:
> Looks like you're using the C compiler that came with the system.
> Either purchase the commercial HP C compiler or install GCC.
> -- 
> albert chin (china at

albert chin (china at

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