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

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at
Sun Aug 21 23:38:37 PDT 2005

Randy McMurchy wrote these words on 08/22/05 01:29 CST:

> To me, this is the same as installing in /home/buildusername/packagename

I was very unclear here. What I meant was, using DESTDIR is just
the same as using --prefix=/someprivatedirwhereIhavepermissions

This way there is never an issue of something important being
overwritten because the unprivileged user is issuing the command.


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