Subject: Re: "make install" owerwrites files without asking
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 06/29/2005 16:17:27
On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 15:40:37 +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 03:21:14PM +0200, Antoine Reilles wrote:
>> I love this idea of using the root accound only to do things checked
>> by the pkgsrc infrastructure, so i'm sure whatever the package
>> makefile contains, nothing really wrong can happen.
> Yes, that would be really good. But I guess some packages will complain
> when doing "make install" as an unprivileged user if they can't set suid
> permissions for example.
Not if fakeroot (http://packages.debian.org/fakeroot) is used.