[PATCH] Don't hardcode target dependencies

Randy McMurchy lfs-user at mcmurchy.com
Wed Mar 14 17:53:04 PDT 2007


Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 03/14/07 18:26 CST:

> 1. I'm not sure why people would be opposed to running make as root. It's a
>    necessary part of LFS that you need to be root sometimes.

Apples and oranges. In LFS, you are chrooted. No damage to the host
can happen. I know I wouldn't run make created from an unknown (and
untested by me) Makefile without first running it to a DESTDIR.

I can't be the only one that doesn't trust other people's work when
your host system is at stake. Don't construe this is a gig to the
ALFS team, it is simply something I will not do (run make as root
when I'm not certain of the outcome).

-- 
Randy

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