"Franseth, Greg" wrote:
> I am sure the following questions will seem simple and unresearched to some
> of you I apologize in advance. Here goes:
> For various reasons I have no money and must cobble together computer stuff
> where-ever I can. I was able to put together a pentium computer from spare
> parts and a little luck. A colleague of mine provided a copy of Win95.
> Because I share this computer, I cannot partition it to run linux. My
> knowledge of software is quite limited, but I am learning as much and as
> fast as I can. Greg is kind enough to loan me his e-mail while I work on my
> I am trying to install majordomo on the system. I successfully installed
> cygwin32. I also downloaded majordomo 1.94.4, perl 5.005 and egcs. I got
> up to the point in the install for majordomo as described in the
> documentation to where I should "make wrapper". I have searched he archives
> and although I'm sure it must be there somewhere, I was unable to find a
> discussion of install problems at this level. Most of the discussions since
> I started lurking have dealt with setting up the lists not the install. the
> error I receive is:
> cc -DBIN=\"/usr/test/majordomo1.94.4\"
> -DHOME=\"HOME=/usr/test/majordomo-1.94.4\" DSHELL=\"SHELL=/bin/sh\"
> -DMAJORDOMO_CF=\"MAJORDOMO_CF=/usr/test/majordomo-1.94.4/majordomo.cf\" -o
> wrapper wrapper.c
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: *** [wrapper] Error 127
> Since questions at this level of simplicity appear to offend some
> listmembers it is acceptable to me if someone (anyone) would like to reply
> off-list. My questions are:
Since no old hand replied, let this newbie offer something. I don't
think any real question should be thrown out because it may help
somebody else, who knows.
> 1) Can someone explain in detail what this means?
> 2) What do I do to make the system work right? Did I install something
> 3) Would someone be willing to make themselves available to me for help
> until I get things working? (I certyainly would try not to abuse such
> 4) What else will help this run better on a windows system?
Majordomo depends on sendmail (a mail transport agent or MTA) to do the
actual mail delivery work and I do not know of any free MTA in "windows
system" (Please tell if there is one) if you mean MS. Even if there is
one, the way it work may well be different. So probably the answer
is:No, not at the present moment. Or not without a lot of effort. May be
you or somebody would like to do that.
> Thanks in advance for any help. I really would like to learn this and maybe
> someday I can move to an all linux system.
Move to Linux now. It's not difficult. You can surely do that with a
From: "Franseth, Greg" <Greg.Franseth@osha-no.osha.gov>