Subject: Re: DESTDIR support
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/27/2007 14:52:19
On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 12:33:16AM +0200, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Sure. This specific example seems bogus BTW -- why is the file owned by
> > SHARE_USER and not by ROOT_USER?
> I *think* I chose SHAREOWN at the time because INSTALL_DATA and
> If it's bogus to use them, why do we have so many *OWN variables? Most
> of them seem to be set to the "root" user.

I have no idea. I think most of them are redudant. The question is what
is the process run as -- I think that is root here.

> Anyway, as it does not work right now, I am going to revert your change
> back to "destdir". 

Hmpf. K.