Xorg 7 - various comments

Ag Hatzim zkom.xl at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 07:58:18 PDT 2006

Chris Staub(chris at beaker67.com)@Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 09:28:08AM -0400:
> Here is the problem, in hw/xfree86/Makefile...
> install-exec-local: install-binPROGRAMS
>         (cd $(DESTDIR)$(bindir) && rm -f X && ln -s Xorg X)
> #       chown root $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)/Xorg
> #       chmod u+s $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)/Xorg
> When I run configure as a regular user, the chmod is commented out. When 
> I run it as root, it is not. It's like this on both 1.0.1 and 1.0.2.

That was it Chris.
And as i was looking to configure (line 24735),i found the cause of this.
There is an undocumanted switch --enable-install-setuid.
And since the BLFS policy is to built as non-root user,then maybe we
have to enable by default.

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