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Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Sun Aug 21 11:35:14 PDT 2005


Jeremy Henty wrote these words on 08/21/05 13:29 CST:
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 09:53:18AM -0500, Randy McMurchy wrote:
>>Lennon Cook wrote these words on 08/21/05 06:46 CST:
>>>[XOrg] assumes *everything* to compile it will be done as root...
>>
>>Hmmm. I haven't noticed this. I compile everything (up to and
>>including 'make World') as an unprivileged user and only do the
>>'make install' and configuration stuff as root.
> 
> I do the same (on LFS 4.1) and I don't get any problems either.
> Randy, what makes you say XOrg behaves this way?  It honestly doesn't
> look like it to me.

Perhaps you have your names confused, here?

I am saying Xorg is no different than any other package in that
you can build it as an unprivileged user, and then install it as
the root user.

-- 
Randy

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