Subject: Re: pkg_comp runs everything as root
To: None <>
From: Christian Hattemer <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/25/2006 12:02:46
Hello Johnny,

On 24.04.06, you wrote:

>> However an even more effective place for such tampering should be an
>> install script which runs as root anyway. Then the unprivileged build
>> wouldn't help.
> The INSTALL/DEINSTALL scripts are not provided by a 3rd party, but by 
> pkgsrc itself, though they may occasionally call utilities installed by 
> the package.

I didn't mean the pkgsrc INSTALL/DEINSTALL scripts, but installation scripts
or targets in Makefiles provided by the distfile. Or are they replaced by
the pkginstall framework?

Bye, Chris