Subject: Re: bin-install and running make package as root
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/17/2006 23:10:31
On Sat, Jun 17, 2006 at 11:53:21AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Old PR is here
> It has a fix for this, but never got committed and now the code has
> changed. I see the real-su-* are gone and it has a su-target. Any
> suggestions or fixes for this before I jump into this?
> My distfiles are via NFS and don't want to be root if downloading source.
> And I don't want to do builds as root as if I do later as non-root then I
> have work directories owned by root.
I would prefer to "fix" this after the upcoming branch by replacing
the bin-install code completely. I have code for this that I held up
from committing in the interest of having stability after I realized
how close we were to the branch.
-- Johnny Lam <email@example.com>