Subject: Re: patch for epiphany mkdir() (was Re: experiences with X11BASE as LOCALBASE under NetBSD)
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/07/2004 01:03:09
On Saturday 07 February 2004 00:42, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > >  ** ERROR **: Couldn't mkdir /home/reed/.gnome2/epiphany/favicon_cache/
> >
> > 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.
> Here is my patch-ab. Should I commit it?
> I removed my .gnome2 directories and it worked fine.
> Now I see the epiphany is not working for and
> websites. I guess it is hanging at some flash or other add-on. (I assume
> this is unrelated to my patch, although I never noticed before.

Those two sites are working for me (but maybe it's not related at all)...
BTW, won't this patch affect the code below it?  (Maybe it assumes a trailing
slash is present when building a path).


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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