On Sep 20, 2016, at 10:41 , Ursula Whitcher wrote:
> I tried to install the PALP database for four-dimensional reflexive
> polytopes on the SageMath cloud, following the documentation at
It looks (below) like two problems:
1. You don't have permission to write (create/change files) in the directory
2. This: "Error: package 'polytopes_db_4d' not found"
I'm not sure how to overcome the first. If sage is installed on a multiuser
system, in an admin/root-owned tree, you are stuck, I think. Check with the
As for the second, you don't seem to have enough information below to figure
out why the package is not found. Are you sure the name is complete and
correct? The link you include (above) only seems to give use examples, not
> which suggests the shell command
> sage -i polytopes_db_4d
> This didn't work. I'm not sure whether the failure implies a problem with
> the database, or with the place I'm trying to put it on the cloud (this is
> a standard Sage installation, not a development version, on a members-only
> server without extra internet access enabled). Here's the full terminal
> make build/make/Makefile
> make: Entering directory '/projects/sage/sage-7.3'
> make: 'build/make/Makefile' is up to date.
> make: Leaving directory '/projects/sage/sage-7.3'
> build/bin/sage-logger \
> "cd build/make && ./install 'all-toolchain'" logs/install.log
> tee: logs/install.log: Permission denied
> ./install: line 28: /projects/sage/sage-7.3/.BUILDSTART: Permission denied
> Nothing to (re)build / all up-to-date.
> Error: package 'polytopes_db_4d' not found
> Assuming it is an old-style package... (this is deprecated: use -p instead of
> -i to install old-style packages)
> tee: /projects/sage/sage-7.3/logs/pkgs/polytopes_db_4d.log: Permission denied
> /projects/sage/sage-7.3/build/bin/sage-spkg: line 283: cd:
> /projects/sage/sage-7.3/upstream: No such file or directory
> Attempting to download package polytopes_db_4d
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/projects/sage/sage-7.3/build/bin/sage-download-file", line 27, in
> from sage_bootstrap.download.cmdline import run_safe
> line 8, in <module>
> from sage_bootstrap.download.mirror_list import MirrorList
> line 22, in <module>
> from sage_bootstrap.env import SAGE_DISTFILES
> File "/projects/sage/sage-7.3/build/bin/../sage_bootstrap/env.py", line 47,
> in <module>
> assert os.path.isdir(SAGE_DISTFILES)
> Any ideas?
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