jhalfs.. lfs user/group

M.Canales.es manuel at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 13 02:13:47 PDT 2006

El Sábado, 13 de Mayo de 2006 02:08, George Boudreau escribió:

>    Housekeeping is the correct path to take. The ugly bits come from
> tracking user/group creation (who did it) and the virtual fs. LFS does a
> mount --bind to /dev (to side step starting udev) and mounts some
> directories. Whereas HLFS and CLFS do the standard directory creation
> and pseudo mount.
>    With both styles you have to manually create unique makefile entries
> and unwind the mount order.

>    Tracking of user/group creation can be done via semaphore file..

I left on your hands to decide how all that could be best fixed ;-) 

>    I am not sure about this. You must be 'root' to run jhalfs so running
> jhalfs via sudo from your user account achieves?? (OK.. you should not
> be in root unless you are doing admin/maintenance but..)  I am trying a
> 'sudo' build at the moment to see what nasties pop up..

That is basically for those folks that don't like scripts running as root.

Actually the partition formatting and mounting steps can be done also if we 
forced jhalfs to be run as root when that feature is on.

Manuel Canales Esparcia
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