book bug

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Mon Oct 9 21:57:23 PDT 2000


Yo,

On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 09:46:58PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> > Compiling and installing software with root priviliges is dangerous to
> > the system health....
> 
> Right.  I did the first round of compiles as a normal user from the
> outset, and wouldn't dream of doing otherwise.  After the static
> stuff is built you can chown -R to make everything owned by root.
> I agree that the book should suggest this.

On the $LFS subject, if you read the book, it is _recommented_ that you
use the absolute path instead of a variable, you would not have that
problem otherwise.

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Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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