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

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 6 14:38:51 PST 2002

On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 10:06:23PM +0100, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> 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. 

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Gerard Beekmans

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