[RFC] BLFS Profile - Building as user, installing as root

Joachim Beckers jbeckers at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 8 11:21:45 PST 2005

Thomas Pegg wrote:
> The BLFS Book, has taken a position of recommending that packages be 
> built as a user then install them as root. Currently with the profile we 
> do everything as root. I suggest that we do building as a user, then 
> install as root in the profiles.
> This will add a new tag ( {user} ) to most stages, this will also 
> require some things to be broken out into seperate stages as well. Given 
> that this would be a pretty invasive change, I don't think it could be 
> done in time for the 6.0 profile, at least not the intial release, we 
> could maybe add it in a update to it.


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