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Re: [Xen-devel] problem in make world ....

To: ron minnich <rminnich@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] problem in make world ....
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 19:19:50 +0100
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> o the whole way python does install is and always has been broken if 
>    you're not root. If you're rminnich, then due to root  quash it has to 
>   run as you. But to install it needs to be root. But if you run as 
>    you you can't install it, and if you run as root it can't get to the 
>   files

I get around this problem by doing 'make -i install' after having
done the 'make world' (or 'make dist').

It'll complain about not being able 'permission denied' trying to
write to various files, but you'll end up with everything
installed OK.

> http://heanet.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/ebtables/ebtables-brnf-5_vs_2.4.25.diff.gz
>            => `-'
> oops, saving as -? Is that really right? 

It's part of a pipe, and '-' means write to stdout.


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