fixes to instalation process

Blues blues at ds6.pg.gda.pl
Sun Aug 4 23:00:14 CEST 2002


On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Mark D. Studebaker wrote:
> thank you for the patch.
> I note that it simply adds "||true" to all the install lines.
> This will prevent 'make' from stopping on a real install failure.

yes, it's true.
And yes, this is very dirty patch :]

> Is there better way to allow non-root users to install without
> ignoring failures for root users?

well... maybe this:
- remove setting user and group from install command. put it in separate 
line as "chown ... || true". This will be good solution, I think.

> > This patch helps to make instalation in some DESTDIR on non-root user.
> > For example: when making rpm-package from non-privileged user. Options `-o
> > root` in install causes build to fail.
> > After all - there is some inconsequence in instalation process.
> > install-kernel uses MODDIR, install-kernel-busses and install-kernel-chips
> > uses MODPREF. This should be unified.

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