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re: updating a piece of the running system from is too hard

   On Fri, 26 Feb 2010, der Mouse wrote:
   > > Should DESTDIR=/ automatically flip off MKUNPRIVED for the install
   > > target?
   > IMO, no, it should not, at least not unless some other way is provided
   > (and documented!) to say "this was built unprived and thus privileged
   > things like ownerships are stored where an unprived build puts them;
   > please get them from there and install over the live system".
   As far as I am aware, the "make build" phase works identically whether
   or not MKUNPRIVED is used, so there's no need for a switch such

except for the parts of "make build" that run "make includes"
and "make install"  :-)


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