Subject: Re: build.sh and -U confusion
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
Date: 08/15/2005 20:43:21
"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hmm -- if you're running as non-root, create the metalog; when
> installing, use the metalog if it exists. -U will create the metalog
> even if running as root.
I'm not sure, but I think it's critical to avoid a mixed
metalog/non-metalog. But perhaps with that situation install will use
uids/mode from the file if no metalog entry, and from metalog if
an entry exists, so perhaps that's ok, just icky.
Greg Troxel <email@example.com>