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Re: More an autopackage

From: Ganesan Rajagopal
Subject: Re: More an autopackage
Date: 23 Jan 2001 12:11:36 +0530
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>>>>> "Derek" == Derek R Price <address@hidden> writes:

> Due to security concerns, you're obviously never going to be able to
> install files owned by root without root privledges, but are you really
> telling me that these systems require you to _build_ packages as root?

Yes, this is normally the case because file ownerships have to be root. 

> If so, how hard would it be to tweak the output files?

>     ( sed s/filename:dprice:dprice/filename:root:root/ <package
>> newpackage )

That will mess the checksums, so it's unlikely to work.


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