Package User system [was:Re: [Bug 1536] ]

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Sun Aug 21 21:10:51 PDT 2005


Chris Staub wrote these words on 08/21/05 23:04 CST:

> Yeah, the package-user method puts all the libraries and program files 
> in the standard locations (/bin,/usr/bin,/lib,/usr/lib...) - each file 
> is just owned by the "user" who installed that package. The only place 
> where there would be a lot of extra directories is wherever you put the 
> package-user home directories...

Okay, so I don't have to read the hint (as I'm not interested in it),
how do these unprivileged users write to /bin,/usr/bin,/lib,/usr/lib
and the other "standard" locations?

I will admit I don't know anything about it, other than what I have
envisioned in my head. Bad assumptions on my part, I will admit.

-- 
Randy

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