[erlang-questions] Error building R12B-4 on Ubuntu 8.04 (SOLVED)

Michael T. Richter <>
Mon Sep 15 16:49:52 CEST 2008

On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 16:29 +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> I've seen this error only due to these two causes:
> 1. the target directory (lib/hipe/ebin/) doesn't exist,
>    this can happen if e.g. cvs export nukes an empty directory
> 2. the partition you're doing the build on is full,
>    or you've exceeded your quota

#1 was it.  My revision control system nuked the empty directory.
Thanks, Mikael.

If I patched the Makefiles to actually create the output directories,
would the patch be accepted?

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