Bugzilla – Bug 6471
System installation should not be environment dependent
Last modified: 2008-10-15 10:20:14
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When compiled as system software, i.e. with --prefix=/usr, no special
environment variables (like GLOBUS_LOCATION) should be required to run the
software. The linked patch fixes this problem for the scripts in the
See bug #6452 and bug #6459 for the corresponding issue in globus-core and
I made some changes to your patch to make fail nicely if GLOBUS_LOCATION is not
set and the installation isn't done to /usr instead of dying with a system
error message. Can you test whether this still works for your installation in
The patch is at:
I accept your changes to my patch. I have updated the linked patch accordingly.
I discovered 2 typos in your patch.
1) Line 97 of your patch says: Please set X509_UCERT_DIR
This should be: Please set X509_CERT_DIR
2) Line 267 of your patch says: if
This should be: fi
I have made these changes in my new updated version of the patch.
Your new patch is committed to 4.2 branch and trunk.