Updated buildscripts (2.2.7)

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at hermes.sunderland.ac.uk
Sun Apr 13 16:50:09 PDT 2003


On Sun, 13 Apr 2003 23:45:24 +0000 (UTC)
Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au wrote:

> 
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
> > As such could I ask that the coreutils section has a `make check-root`
> > command executed please?  `make check` will skip certain tests that
> > require root permissions which of course we don't have because we're
> > an unprivileged user when building aren't we boys and girls :)
> 
> Blame me, I run it all as root ( I know... I know... but I generally run
> builds while at work or asleep... )
> 
> > When I first
> > saw this I thought, oh well I'll just run `make check` as root then,
> > but it has tests in there that require non-root privileges.  So I
> > propose the following after the initial `make check` (line 1006):
> 
> <SNIP sudo explanation>
> 
> Have toyed with this a little bit, If you run as root you can
> # su lfs -c "make check"

Doh! Of course you can...dear me I really should start thinking straight.
:)
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