[Fwd: Re: [GAP Forum] Help Configuring GAP Packages on iBook 900 MHz]

Jeffrey Rolland rollandj at uwm.edu
Fri Feb 8 21:42:53 GMT 2008

Hello, again, all!

Thanks so much for your help with the package install script.

It turns out that the install script crashed on the "nq" ("Nilpotent 
Quotient") package. The problem appears to be that one of the files 
attempts to include the "malloc.h" library, but this package has been 
replaced by the "stdlib.h" package on Mac Os X.

I tried just changing the inclusion, but the script appears to run cvs 
to download the source files.

Has anyone had any success getting this package to compile on Mac OS X? 
I am running Tiger (OS 10.4.11) on an iBook G3 900 MHz with 640 MB of RAM.

Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide.

Jeffrey Rolland
<rollandj at uwm.edu>

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [GAP Forum] Help Configuring GAP Packages on iBook 900 MHz
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 20:21:12 -0600
From: Jeffrey Rolland <rollandj at uwm.edu>
To: forum at gap-system.org
References: <47A50AFF.9030408 at uwm.edu> 
<9CF7DA53-B536-42DA-97E3-1D706B5A0500 at mac.com>

Alexander Hulpke wrote:
> Dear Jeffrey Rolland,
>> The packages are installed in the directory 
>> /usr/local/lib/gap4r4/pkg/. Inside this directory, there is a shell 
>> script InstPackages.sh; I am attaching a copy of InstPackages.sh.
>> When I cd to /usr/local/lib/gap4r4/pkg/ and run ./InstPackages.sh, I 
>> get the error message "tcsh: ./InstPackages.sh: Command not found." (I 
>> am running tcsh as my default shell.)
> The error is prompted by the fact that the script wants to run using 
> `sh' at `/usr/bin/sh', while under OSX sh sits under `/bin/sh'.
> You could edit this first line of InstallPackages.sh, tough you might 
> get similar errors from other packages.


> Best,
>     Alexander Hulpke


Thanks so much for your reply!

The /usr/bin/sh vs. /bin/sh thing appears to have been it. It's running
now - yay!

If I have any futher problems, I'll email again, but that was it for now.

Thanks again.

Jeffrey Rolland
<rollandj at uwm.edu>

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