[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#630160: Bug#630160: Install fails with "cannot stat `/usr/src/matlab/dynare-matlab/mex/matlab/*': No such file or directory"

Michael Hanke mih at debian.org
Tue Jun 14 13:02:42 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 02:17:20PM +0200, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> Michael Hanke <mih at debian.org> writes:
> > On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 10:45:25AM +0200, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> >> - I had not noticed this problem, since my dedicated MATLAB user is in
> >>   the "src" group, which has the necessary permissions.
> >
> > Which makes me wonder whether this might be a good model for such user,
> > and whether we should suggest such setup in the matlab-support
> > documentation?
> This is what I was about to suggest you in the first place.
> Then I realized that, unless the dedicated user is *automatically* added
> to the "src" group, packages depending on matlab-support have to assume
> that the dedicated user is not in this group.
> So I think matlab-support should either automatically add the dedicated
> user to the "src" group, or otherwise leave it as it is.

Good point. I'll think about possible side-effects, but right now I tend
to agree.


Michael Hanke

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