Bug 131841 - SysVinit doesn't compile from non-root account
SysVinit doesn't compile from non-root account
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sysvinit (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Blocks: FC3Target
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Reported: 2004-09-05 11:03 EDT by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:47 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-10-11 15:15:47 EDT
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A patch that fixes the problem (405 bytes, patch)
2004-09-05 11:04 EDT, Steve Grubb
no flags Details | Diff
New patch (581 bytes, patch)
2004-09-06 09:34 EDT, Steve Grubb
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Steve Grubb 2004-09-05 11:03:07 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i586; en-US; rv:1.4.2)

Description of problem:
The make file tries to create a node in the /dev directory which:

a) you must be root to do   -and-
b) is not anywhere that rpm can package it later

I will attach a patch that fixes this bug.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -bb SysVinit.spec

Additional info:
Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2004-09-05 11:04:27 EDT
Created attachment 103488 [details]
A patch that fixes the problem
Comment 2 Steve Grubb 2004-09-06 09:34:25 EDT
Created attachment 103508 [details]
New patch

Actually, there are a couple commands right before the mknod that needs the
$(ROOT) variable added. It makes no difference to the outcome, but is more
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-10-11 15:15:47 EDT
Fixed in -34, thanks!
Comment 4 David Lawrence 2007-06-21 22:18:21 EDT
Package name is now sysvinit in latest Fedora.

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