[Solved] Problem with a .tar.gz

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[Solved] Problem with a .tar.gz

Postby Ifflejink on Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:12 pm

So, I was just trying to install Regnum Online using a .tar.gz. I looked up instructions on how to do this, extracted the .tar.gz, and tried to use ./configure, but when I run the command it says "bash: ./configure: No such file or directory," and when I try to use make it says "make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop." Can anyone give me a hand with this?
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Re: Problem with a .tar.gz

Postby Husse on Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:40 am

You are not in the right folder when you do it
Can't say more than that not knowing "the looks of things"
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Re: Problem with a .tar.gz

Postby Ifflejink on Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:41 pm

That's the thing, though- the file is saved in a folder called RO Online, and I'm doing all this by right clicking inside the folder and clicking "open in terminal." I know it sees the files, since it lists rolauncher and rolauncher.tar.gz when I use the ls command.
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Re: Problem with a .tar.gz

Postby Zarius on Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:05 pm

Howdy,

The problem is that the rolauncher program isn't meant to be run that way. ".configure" & "make" are used for programs that need building before you can run them (source-code) - you can tell if it's one of these by looking for files such as "configure" and "Makefile".

The rolauncher program is already a binary file and can be run directly (just like a .exe file under windows) by either double-clicking it in the file-browser or typing "./rolauncher" in it's directly from a terminal. (often these 'exe'cutable files are coloured green when you type ls in the terminal).

** Unfortunately the current rolauncher file seems broken and doesn't run properly - I checked the RO forums (this post) a fix for it is to type "MALLOC_CHECK_=0 ./rolauncher" into the terminal instead - this loaded up the launcher program for me (under Linux Mint 4.0).
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Re: Problem with a .tar.gz

Postby Ifflejink on Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:16 pm

Ah, ok. That worked. Just had to set the malloc check to 1 instead of 0. Thanks!
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