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Re: chown in /sbin

On Tue, 11 Jan 2011, der Mouse wrote:
> How much of a mess would it be to (say) have /usr/src/usr.sbin/foo
> build a binary which gets installed into /bin/foo?  (Of course it's
> possible; it's just a question of how easy it would be.)

It's very easy; just add BINDIR=/bin to src/usr.sbin/foo/Makefile,
and it will install /bin/foo instead of installing /usr/sbin/foo.

I recommend *not* doing this, because it would be confusing for humans
using the source tree.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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