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Re: curl 7.71.1 Install errors

From: Dan Fandrich via curl-users <>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2020 16:50:10 -0700

On Wed, Aug 05, 2020 at 05:45:42PM +0000, mark rehert via curl-users wrote:
> I am trying to install curl 7.71.1 from the downloaded tarball. My operating
> system environment is RedHat Linux release 7. I am getting errors in the make
> install step. Do I need root access to execute make install? If not, below is
> the output of the make install attempt. Thanks, in advance, for your help.
> sybase_at_cdprd01a0005:/opt/dba/curl-7.71.1 PRD$ make install

libcurl is being installed from /opt/dba/curl-7.71.1

> Libraries have been installed in:
> /opt/dba/curl-7.71.1/lib

And it's being installed to /opt/dba/curl-7.71.1. That's the same location and
that's not going to work. Try building it from a different location (e.g.
/tmp/curl-7.71.1), then install it.

>>> Dan
Received on 2020-08-06