Subject: Re: Unpriviledged installs (was Re: CVS commit: sharesrc)
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/16/1999 11:56:21
Christos Zoulas wrote:

> In article <>,
> Michael Richardson <> wrote:
> >
> >  This is a mistake. What is the intended purpose of ${RENAME}, btw.
>      -r	Install to a temporary file and then rename the file to its final
> 	destination name. This can be used for precious files, to avoid
> 	truncation of the original when error conditions (filesystem full
> 	etc.) occur.
> It should be made the default actually.

I'll do this as part of the "UNPRIVILEDGED" stuff.