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Re: Hosed system during package build

On Thu, 16 Sep 1999, Ben Collins wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 16, 1999 at 11:21:17AM -0700, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> > >>>>> "Dale" == Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:
> > 
> >     Dale> I'm going to take my time "recovering" from this, as there
> >     Dale> are things still on hda1 that I am likely to want saved. Any
> >     Dale> helpful hints about how to keep such things from happening
> >     Dale> in the future would be greatfully appreciated.
> > 
> > Fakeroot, fakeroot, fakeroot. What I tell you three times is true. :)
> Ummm, running fakeroot as a normal user, can't kill directories...sorry.

I believe that he was suggesting that I should be using fakeroot to avoid
such problems.

As the script also installs the packages it builds, I would at least need
to use sudo to get past the install. This is a script still under
construction, so I hadn't gotten to the point of making it safe. Sounds
like I better ;-)

Time to create a user for building and installing packages...


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