Subject: Re: Wrong permissions?
To: Michael G. Schabert <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/2003 13:15:06
>>./ -U -D /usr/dist -E distribution
>>./ -D /usr/dist -U install=/
>Hi Peter,
>You *MUST* be root when you do that second line. The unprived mode 
>lets you not be root during BUILDING, but to do the actual install 
>requires root since regular users cannot make a binary be SUID root 
>(as you noticed).

indeed.  i don't know for sure, but i am suspecting that the -U is
what's fouling things up for you when things are installed.  try
again, as root, but without that flag?

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