apache instruction change

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Apr 8 06:48:43 PDT 2006


On Sat, 2006-04-08 at 06:35 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 4/7/06, Archaic <archaic at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> > The chowning of files after install is error prone. Both on the part of
> > the reader and on the editor when he updates. A more manageable solution
> > would be to chown the source tree just before the make install command.
> 
> Sounds good to me.  I like to do all alterations in the source/build
> directory if possible.

I'm going to disagree with you guys. I don't like chowning the source
tree to be owned by root. That is no way to go about fixing a broken
installation. It is a bad example, and it makes it difficult to delete
the source tree by the unprivileged user.

-- 
Randy

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