> That's expected. The package build directory is under SAGE_LOCAL > ($SAGE_LOCAL/var/tmp/sage/build/gap-4.10.0.p0) but the file's > destination path ($SAGE_LOCAL) is appended to this. This is how it's > supposed to work (DESTDIR installation). > > It's probably too late to diagnose now (though it would be good if you > could give steps to reproduce).
Yeah, unfortunately my main goal was getting a working Sage install, so the evidence has been eliminated, so to speak. > But the question is what type of file > was > > /Users/karl.crisman/Downloads/sage/local/./share/gap/bin/x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0-default64/src > > > > that it refuses to overwrite because it was supposedly a directory? > I can tell you a rough answer to that, after my most recent upgrade the name of the directory seems to have changed slightly though: $ ls -l ~/Downloads/sage/local/share/gap/bin/x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0-default64-kv3/ total 32 lrwxr-xr-x 1 karl.crisman 78570554 18 Aug 14 14:39 config.h -> ../../gen/config.h lrwxr-xr-x 1 karl.crisman 78570554 9 Aug 14 14:39 gac -> ../../gac lrwxr-xr-x 1 karl.crisman 78570554 9 Aug 14 14:39 gap -> ../../gap lrwxr-xr-x 1 karl.crisman 78570554 9 Aug 14 14:40 src -> ../../src > > The GAP package installs a *symlink* at the path > $SAGE_LOCAL/share/gap/bin/<platform-triplet>/src > > So yes, that is what seems to be happening. > When you upgrade GAP, first of all, it should be *uninstalling* the > previous gap package, so this link should just be removed. The > question is was it a symlink for you in the first place? Apparently. > Or an actual > directory? When you run `make clean-gap` does it get removed? > > Is that something I can do from within Sage? I didn't know that was a make target for us. My assumption is that the symlink was not removed or it wouldn't have complained. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "sage-release" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to sage-release+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/sage-release/02c26f61-e386-4734-b239-79dcae96b476%40googlegroups.com.