On 8/24/16 9:48 AM, Brooks Davis wrote: > On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 07:57:04AM -0700, Bryan Drewery wrote: >> On 8/24/2016 12:55 AM, Randy Westlund wrote: >>> Is WITH_INSTALL_AS_USER supposed to work, or is it known to be broken? >>> >>> I'm cross compiling -current (r304727) for arm, and trying to install world >>> as >>> a user. Install is trying to set the schg file flag on some libraries, >>> which >>> is failing because I'm not root. >>> >> >> Has this ever worked? I recently changed stuff here but I would think >> that it wouldn't work before my changes too. > > WITH_INSTALL_AS_USER never worked except in select individual directories. > Anything complicated caused it to break and it definitely never worked > for installworld. For installworld you want NO_ROOT.
Thanks for confirming. In this case install needs -U, but even then it would lack proper permissions in the final product. The mtree produced by NO_ROOT would definitely be needed over a -U hack. > > NO_ROOT support should be migrated to share/mk/* rather than overriding > things in Makefile.inc1 and WITH_INSTALL_AS_USER should be removed or > made into a synonym for NO_ROOT. > > -- Brooks > -- Regards, Bryan Drewery
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