Q: why chown $LFS/sources?
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 13:18:59 PDT 2009
Jeremy Henty wrote:
> Maybe I'm missimg something but I don't see why we need to chown
> $LFS/sources. It's already world-writable (and sticky) so there's no
> problem with the lfs user unpacking stuff there. What will go wrong
> if do chapter 5 with $LFS/sources owned by root?
If another user adds a file or expands a tarball, then the lfs user can't delete
them because of the sticky bit. It could be worked around, but its just
smoother if the lfs user owns everything.
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