uninstalling

Vladimir A. Pavlov pv4 at bk.ru
Sun Aug 12 10:15:55 PDT 2007


On Sunday 12 August 2007 19:54, Cubo Aula Info wrote:
> I have looked paco, I was curious to know if this
> 
> % (from man paco)
> %  Due to LD_PRELOAD limitations, paco can't follow the trace of suid pro-
> %       grams.
> %       For  the  same reason, paco does not work with programs that statically
> %       link libc.
> 
> can create problems to a normal blfs installation and if those
> problems are avoided with the method suggested by Dan (fakeroot and
> then paco) :

Dan's method avoid such problems since the only program he uses with
paco is tar which is neither SUID nor statically linked.

> I also tried slackware pkgtools and I have a question:
> why makepkg does remove all symlinks before tarring and puts them in a
> post-install file?

AFAIK it also requires tar version 1.13 exactly, no above, no below.
I don't know why :(

-- 
Nothing but perfection

Vladimir



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