Subject: Re: auto deinstall and reinstall if already installed and no dependencies
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/09/2004 10:59:10
Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 12:44:07AM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
>>Additionally, "make replace" asks me for the root password, but "make 
>>install" doesn't. (I have set *OWN=roland and *GRP=users). That's weird.
> Hmmm, just-in-time su for "make replace"?
> It should be there, accomplished by the do-su-replace, real-su-replace
> and _SU_TARGET framework in

Yes, but I forgot to mention that I have also set the ROOT_USER and
SU_CMD variables. That is, I don't want any process to become root.
That's what I'm wondering about.