coreutils-5.0-dupes-1.patch

Oliver Brakmann obrakmann at gmx.net
Sat Jan 24 12:14:03 PST 2004


On Sat, 2004-01-24 12:43, Tushar Teredesai wrote...
> >>>3) LFS currently uses "su" from the Ch 6 coreutils to run the
> >>>   coreutils test suite as a non-root user. [...] So your patch fails
> >>>   here unless an acceptable "book-friendly" solution can be found for
> >>>   this issue.
> >>>
> >>I don't know how to work around that one, though :-/
> >>
> >Erm, still don't ;-)
> >
> There was a proposal on hlfs-dev on this. Use the compiled su in the 
> coreutils build tree.

Never knew there was one... *cough*

> Another option is to install coreutils su in Ch 5, but disable it in Ch 6.

IIRC this doesn't work because you need to be root to install su.

Bye,
Oliver
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