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.
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