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Subject: Re: 1.94.1 Makefile and install.sh fail on SunOS (chown again)
From: Dave Wolfe <dwolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 09:40:02 -0600 (CST)
To: jpeek @ jpeek . com (Jerry Peek)
Cc: cwilson @ slurp . neu . sgi . com, majordomo-workers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <15389.852505074@rubble.west.ora.com> from "Jerry Peek" at Jan 5, 97 02:57:54 pm
Reply-to: Dave Wolfe <david_wolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>

[ Jerry Peek writes: ]
> 
> The install.sh script has two flags for setting ownership, -o and -O.
> If you use -o, it seems to always do chown.  But if you use -O, it will
> only do chown if it's running as root.  So my fix just changes that flag.

But then it silently fails when 'make install' is run as a user *other*
than root or majordom. 'majordom' is always a disabled account here, so
I always install as root.

-- 
 Dave Wolfe


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