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Posted by:Implicit
Subject:yet another make[1]: *** [commoninstall] Error 1
Date:12:15:32 16/06/2008

yeah, i ment to, but i was tired so i forgot :D

im runnig the newest version of ubuntu 8.somthing






> > so i have been looking up and down this place for a way to solve my problem, and it seems that everything i have tried has failed.
>
> > install -o -g -m 755 kismet /usr/local/bin/kismet
> > install: invalid user `-g'
> > make[1]: *** [commoninstall] Error 1
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/implicit/kismet-2008-05-R1'
> > make: *** [suidinstall] Error 2
>
> You/Your distro is doing something very weird to configure here.
>
> INSTGRP should be either 'root' or 'wheel', something is corrupting the following in configure:
>
> AC_MSG_CHECKING([for group 'root'])
> if test "`grep -e ^root: /etc/group`" = ""; then
> AC_MSG_RESULT([no. Using 'wheel'])
> instgrp="wheel"
> else
> AC_MSG_RESULT([yes])
> instgrp="root"
> fi
> AC_SUBST(instgrp)
>
> You don't say what distro/platform you're using.
>
> -m


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