ch6: kernel headers - chown

Florian Engelhardt f.engelhardt at gmx.net
Sun Jan 25 03:53:58 PST 2004


cvs/chapter06/kernel.html currently says:

"In light of this, you might want to run chown -R 0:0 on the 
linux-2.4.24 directory to ensure all files are owned by user root."

This sounds like the chown is optional. However, if it is not done, the 
header files being copied to /usr/include end up with wrong uid+gid. 
Wouldn't it be better to make that chown mandatory?



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