root user instead of LFS - Please help

Alexander Lang lang_a at
Sat May 28 10:05:28 PDT 2005

Bobby Pejman wrote:
> Hello All,
> In section 4.3 (Add the LFS user) of the book, I don't
> want to add a user LFS. I'm automating my installation
> using a simple bash script and when it does this:
> su - lfs
> My automation stops. :( I like to be able to continue
> my installation in root. I am not interested in using
> ALFS either. This is a school project. 

Well take a look at the ALFS-profiles anyway, as that solution is 
scriptable IIRC. Look at the file chapter05/addinguser.xml

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