[blfs-dev] OpenSSH-6.2p1

Thomas de Roo thomas at de-roo.org
Fri May 24 05:20:59 PDT 2013

On Fri, 24 May 2013, Baho Utot wrote:

> On 05/23/2013 08:39 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Baho Utot wrote:
>>> On 05/23/2013 08:01 PM, Fernando wrote:
>>> [putolin]
>>>> But the book does not use DESTDIR, so, the editors do not support it, at
>>>> least not for openssh.
>>>> So, I believe you are suggesting the addition of some comments about
>>>> DESTDIR install?
>>>>> No, just adding to the text if it complains upon starting then how to
>>>>> fix it, which I posted
>>>> And it will only complain if the installation is with DESTDIR, as
>>>> demonstrated (it is written in the logs from Bruce, from you e from myself).
>>>> I would add a comment as you wish but only the editors can and know how
>>>> to do it.
>>> There are folks that use the various package mangement techniques that {
>>> would || are } impacted by this issue.
>>> so I believe a simple note { could || should } be added.
>> 1. If you follow the directions in the book, it works fine.
>> 2. If you do something different, your are on your own.  We can't
>> address every technique and if we start with one variation, I can't see
>> where we could logically stop.
> Ok so it seems posting here is not really condusive to getting fixes/help...
> I won't bother any more, I am using rpm package manager.... since I am
> on my own.
You missed the point: The book proposes one consistent recipe to get a 
working LFS box. Feel free to deviate, but don't blame the book for not 
listing solutions to problems caused by deviating. However, on the support 
lists there are some really knoledgeble and helpful people willing to 
think about those issues.


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