chroot chapter 6.6

nick bowes nic_bowes at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 27 07:53:41 PST 2007


Thanks Dan!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Nicholson" <dbn.lists at gmail.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: chroot chapter 6.6


> On 2/27/07, nick bowes <nic_bowes at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I can't figure out what should happen in ch6.8.  the first command your
>> asked to run is "make install" but where should I run it from? should I 
>> be
>> running it as root in the previously untared man-pages-2.42 dir?
>> Sorry I know this should be obvious but as you will have guessed this is 
>> all
>> very new to me.
>
> That's OK. Just like any of the other sections in the book, it's
> expected that you'll be in the source tree of the tarball that you
> just unpacked. So, in this case, you should have unpacked the
> man-pages-2.42 tarball and moved into top level of the source tree. It
> should have a Makefile, and you can just run `make install' since
> there's nothing to be built, it's just data.
>
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