facing issues while compiling openSSH using openssl-1.0.1i

Iain Morgan imorgan at nas.nasa.gov
Thu Sep 11 02:54:50 EST 2014

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 03:57:14 +0000, Poorvi Shivhare wrote:
> Hi,
> When I am trying to update openSSH using openssl-1.0.1i.It is giving issues.
> ./mkinstalldirs /home/epooshi/x86/openssh/openssh-5.2p1//libexec
> mkdir /home/epooshi/x86/openssh/openssh-5.2p1/libexec
> (umask 022 ; ./mkinstalldirs /var/empty)
> mkdir /var/empty
> mkdir: Failed to make directory "/var/empty"; Permission denied
> *** Error code 2
> make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `install-files'
> I would be very grateful if someone can give some hint that where is the problem.
> Best Regards,
> Poorvi Shivhare

Given the location that you are trying to install OpenSSH, I'm making
the assumption that you only want the client. In that case, you can run
"make install-nosysconf."

Iain Morgan

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