Subject: Re: UNPRIVED & DESTDIR
To: None <Richard.Earnshaw@arm.com>
From: James Chacon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/24/2002 02:08:23
You should be able to force a new install with
./build.sh -u -o -D / <any other old options except -U>
This would reuse existing objects, but on the install steps go into / now
(and it wouldn't be UNPRIV'd as -U isn't set).
I don't suggest installing directly to / as a general rule but that should
>Hmm, it seems that the build system doesn't fault attempts to do an
>UNPRIVED build into /, at least, it still continues to pass the options to
>install to update the METALOG file.
>Does install still attempt to correctly set the install flags in this
>case, or should the Makefiles be altered to fault this case?
>Is there any way to force a privileged re-install into / after an unprived
>build? UNPRIVED is only tested for being defined, not for its value, so
>it isn't possible to override the setting through the nbmake-wrapper prog.