Subject: Re: UNPRIVED & DESTDIR
To: James Chacon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 04/24/2002 09:49:25
> 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).
Thanks for the hint, I'll give it a go.
> I don't suggest installing directly to / as a general rule but that should
> do it.
I was going to use sysinst, but it's knackered. It keeps trying to fsck a
mounted disk at the start of the upgrade. See my posting to tech-install.