[gt-user] 5.0.1 on OS X 1.6.x
jbasney at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Fri Jul 9 15:01:41 CDT 2010
It appears that GPT looks for 'gtar' but not 'gnutar'.
On 7/9/10 2:53 PM, Ole Weidner wrote:
> Oops, missed that post. Sorry.
> It says:
> "The issue is that /usr/bin/tar on MacOSX 10.6 is BSD tar rather than GNU
> tar (unlike MacOSX 10.5), and GPT requires GNU tar as documented at:
> A solution is to install GNU tar from <http://www.finkproject.org/> or
> elsewhere, then (re-)install GPT."
> What bothers me is that the issue only shows up with the latests 5.0.1 release. I just double-checked and downloaded 5.0.0 and it builds (still building) just fine on 10.6. This problem seems to be 5.0.1-specific.
> BTW: OS X 10.6 comes with GNU tar: /usr/bin/gnutar
> On Jul 9, 2010, at 2:19 PM, Jim Basney wrote:
>> On 7/9/10 2:14 PM, Ole Weidner wrote:
>>> I can't build Globus 5.0.1 on OS X 1.6:
>>> macpro01:gt5.0.1-all-source-installer oweidner$ mkdir /tmp/globus/
>>> macpro01:gt5.0.1-all-source-installer oweidner$ export GLOBUS_LOCATION=/tmp/globus
>>> macpro01:gt5.0.1-all-source-installer oweidner$ ./configure --prefix=$GLOBUS_LOCATION
>>> checking build system type... i686-apple-darwin10.4.0
>>> configure: creating ./config.status
>>> config.status: creating Makefile
>>> macpro01:gt5.0.1-all-source-installer oweidner$ make gridftp
>>> cd gpt && OBJECT_MODE=32 ./build_gpt
>>> build_gpt ====> installing GPT into /tmp/globus
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/support/Compress-Zlib-1.21
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/support/IO-Zlib-1.01
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/support/makepatch-2.00a
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/support/Archive-Tar-0.22
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/support/PodParser-1.18
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/support/Digest-MD5-2.20
>>> build_gpt ====> building /Users/oweidner/Projects/OS-X-Installers/Globus/5.0.1/gt5.0.1-all-source-installer/gpt/packaging_tools
>>> /tmp/globus/sbin/gpt-build -srcdir=source-trees-thr/core/source gcc32dbgpthr
>>> /tmp/globus/etc/gpt/globus_core-src.tar.gz could not be untarred:32512
>>> Died at /tmp/globus/lib/perl/Grid/GPT/PkgMngmt/ExpandSource.pm line 42.
>>> make: *** [globus_core-thr-compile] Error 127
>>> Any ideas what's going wrong here? AFAIK the problem didn't show up in 5.0.0
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