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Re: [Jailkit-dev] Makefile.in fixes

From: Andreas Schneider
Subject: Re: [Jailkit-dev] Makefile.in fixes
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 21:58:42 +0200
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Olivier Sessink wrote:
> Andreas Schneider wrote:
>> Olivier Sessink wrote:
>>> Andreas Schneider wrote:
>>>> Olivier Sessink wrote:
>>>>> but installing as non-root makes Jailkit unusable. So for
>>>>> non-packagers
>>>>> (people that build from source) the 'make install' should fail if it
>>>>> cannot install files as user root.. Is there a better way of doing
>>>>> this?
>>>> If you run 'make install' as root, what you will normally do, the files
>>>> will be installed as root.
>>> but if you try to run 'make install' as regular user (e.g. you tried
>>> --prefix=~/ ) it should fail..
>> Then you should create a new target, make suidinstall or make rootinstall

make install should install it the normal way. This is the way how it
needs to be at packaging. You could simply print a message at the end of
'make install' if it was installed as user and say they should run "make
rootinstall" to get it installed as root.

> so in the packaging you run 'make suidinstall' and people that install
> from source use 'make install' ? Or is that not how you meant it?
> Olivier
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