[lfs-dev] Once more: Package Management

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com
Sat May 19 14:20:05 PDT 2012


On May 19, 2012, at 5:03 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> DJ Lucas wrote:
>
>> I have long suggested that LFS and BLFS move to installations
>> from DESTDIR (or equivalent)
>
> I do use DESTDIR to check the installation of most packages, but there
> are some where it just doesn't work.  Actually, any package that decides
> to do a chown or use the -g or -o options of install is a problem, but
> several just ignore DESTDIR completely.

Not necessarily a problem. There's various ways to address this,
depending on which PM you use. Typically you'd be building an
individual package on a chroot or fake root env where you have privs
to do this very type of thing.

JH



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