[roland at redhat.com: Re: More info on static binary/libnss* mystery]

Matthias Benkmann matthias at winterdrache.de
Tue Oct 8 03:02:43 PDT 2002

On Mon, 7 Oct 2002 16:01:31 -0600 Gerard Beekmans
<gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> Now hoping that nothing requires user id to name mapping ie; hardcodes a
> username such as 'root' when running 'make install'
> I often see that the /bin/install program is used to install files and
> those packages pass "-o root -g root" which will fail unless we address
> all those issues too individually. That'd become very messy too.

That means we should recompile fileutils (or coreutils) asap in chapter 6.
Is there any reason not to move it right after GCC?
BTW, does anybody know if the absence of libnss* will affect the build?


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