Subject: Re: experiences with X11BASE as LOCALBASE under NetBSD
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/06/2004 23:13:32
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 11:52:40AM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> And then fc-cache worked. And epiphany still wouldn't run:
>  ** ERROR **: Couldn't mkdir /home/reed/.gnome2/epiphany/favicon_cache/
> .gnome2/epiphany did exist, so I made that final directory. And epiphany
> worked (with some minor WARNINGS). (If you're curious: I am running this
> remotely using my local X server.)

This is most probably the mkdir(2) problem -- NetBSD's mkdir(2) didn't
accept a trailing slash when creating directories; try to remove
the trailing slash in the source.

This has been changed in -current, but for 1.6.x and older a patch would
be appropriate.