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Re: Recompiling Kernel on G4 PowerMac Gigabit dual 450Mhz

On 10/12/2003 at 18:17, Clive Menzies wrote:

> cp: cannot create regular file `config.precious': Permission denied

You probably rsync'ed the tree as root or another user that's not the
one you are using to compile.

Give appropiate permissions (or change owner accordingly) to the whole
source tree and compile again.

fakeroot/dpkg is "the way to go" on debian. I use it without any single

As others pointed, if you build the kernel as root it probably will
work. However I would not do it. root user is not for compiling kernels.
That's what fakeroot (and other tools) were invented for.


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