add check to see if alfs is called by user root

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Jan 19 20:49:13 PST 2001

> Yes, this would be nice. We could allow that attribute not only in <package>, 
> but in <config>/<make>/... tags too. That way we could do configure and 
> compile part as a normal user, and installation as a root for example.
> That info and user names could be read from the user profile.
> All this, of course, if we figure out _how_ to "su gerard". :)

I leave that up to your Perl Magicians ;) I'm sure you or somebody else
will find a way

Gerard Beekmans

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