[Slackbuilds-users] building everything as root

cRaig Forrester treehead at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 22:31:30 EDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 10:17 PM, dev <dev.akhawe at gmail.com> wrote:
>   > The alternative is to build from source, but then you miss out on the
>  > standard slack packaging tools,
>  src2pkg will create a package for me as a normal user .... I can then
>  see the package contents and install. Thus, it doesn't require me to
>  be root when doing even make install, it creates a chroot jail iirc.

Alan's argument still applies here.  If you don't trust the folks
distributing the software, then you shouldn't be installing the
software in the first place.


cRaig Forrester
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