[lfs-support] configure, make and make install as who

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue Jan 17 07:22:20 PST 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 01:38:37PM +0000, Firerat wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2012 1:30 PM, "Andrew Benton" <b3nton at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> Wrong!
> They were installing the required version of M4 to the host
> > > question: should /usr/local/bin be in my path variable for user lfs?
> >
> > No
> >
> Wrong, if the build requires things installed in /usr/local then it needs
> to be in the path
> > > currently $PATH=/tools/bin:/bin:/usr/bin.
> > > question: should i be ./configure,make,make install all as root?
> >

 It's a long time since I've seen anyone mention that they compiled
programs to make the host fit for purpose - usually they just use
the package manager.  But yes, if a required package is in
/usr/local then the PATH should be

 In these circumstances, for chapter 5 it might also help to export
(Try without this, to see if putting the new m4 ahead of the old one
is sufficient.  If it isn't try this)

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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