Subject: Re: defaults file
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/06/2003 19:06:25
On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 01:47:23PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> David Laight <> writes:
> > > I am thinking of adding an /etc/build.conf file to the system that
> > > would get slurped in by if it existed -- this file could
> > > export a bunch of variables to control behavior. (The change
> > > is two lines.)
> > 
> > would ~/.build.conf be better?
> Probably not. I run things as myself and then as root to install. It
> would be a pain to have to sync the files.

But an UNPRIVED build should be possible without needing root access.

Indeed I'm currently installing such a build under a PC emulator.
It is slow enough to make one want to improve the performance certain bits.


David Laight: