RE: at failure
> Just to close the loop on this one, this (and a later
> failure trying to set the root password) had to so
> with the expected search path not being the same as
> the actual one.
> Operator error on my part (I must have done "su"
> instead of "su -" before starting).
> However, is there a way we could be less sensitive
> to this?
I suppose we could add the PATH to the <chroot> tag or something.
The other option is to add a PATH to each and every make/configure call.