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Re: linux XFS FAQ available

To: Thomas Graichen <graichen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, thomas.graichen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: linux XFS FAQ available
From: "Nathan Scott" <nathans@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 09:46:46 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Thomas Graichen <news-innominate.list.sgi.xfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> "Re: linux XFS FAQ available" (Aug 9, 12:54am)
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On Aug 9, 12:54am, Thomas Graichen wrote:
> Subject: Re: linux XFS FAQ available
> Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > On building the commands, you can run
> > 
> >     ./Makepkgs verbose
> > 
> > in the cmd/xfs directory to build source and binary RPM packages of the
> > commands (this needs to be run as root).
> added

Not sure why you say this, Steve? - AFAIK there's nothing in
the cmd/xfs package build which needs to be run as root.  I
build the packages as myself all the time (actually, I've
never even tried it as root).

To install to '/' (i.e. typing "make install"), obviously you
need to be root, but not to build the packages (although this
does a "make install" also, it doesn't install to '/').



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