[Bug 297] New: Install all software as an unprivileged user

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at gmx.net
Wed Mar 6 13:06:23 PST 2002

On Wednesday 06 March 2002 20:27, bugzilla at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> I think it was a good idea, however, I encountered the following
> error while trying to build and install make-3.79.1. The compile
> completes as well as the install with the following error at install
> time:
> (...)
> /bin/sh ./mkinstalldirs /lfs/usr/bin
>   /usr/bin/install -c  make /lfs/usr/bin/make
> chgrp: you are not a member of group `kmem': Operation not permitted
> /lfs/usr/bin/make needs to be owned by group kmem and setgid;
> otherwise the `-l' option will probably not work.
> You may need special privileges to complete the installation
> of /lfs/usr/bin/make.
> /bin/sh ./mkinstalldirs /lfs/usr/info

This is actually fixed allready in CVS, where make doesn't use the 
setguid bit for kmem anymore to build nor install. 

Jeroen Coumans
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