taipan sysadm.taipan67 at btinternet.com
Mon Mar 31 09:24:30 PDT 2008

taipan wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> The implication of going to DESTDIR for LFS would imply doing the same 
>> for BLFS.  Some of the BLFS packages are not DESTDIR friendly.  I can't 
>> remember which ones off the top of my head, but I do recall some that 
>> ignore DESTDIR, at least partially.
>>    -- Bruce
> Openssl springs instantly to mind. If i recall correctly, i also had 
> difficulties with shadow in LFS itself (sorry, it's been a while)...
> taipan

 From a Gentoo-ebuild for shadow, it looks like it honours DESTDIR, & 
that my difficulties were permissions-related due to my use of the 

It still has me wondering if this proposed branch would require or 
benefit from the inclusion of the 'fakeroot' package, as used by 
diy-linux? I've never built either, & am uncertain of it's precise 
function - so this is pure speculation on my part...


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