Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 131841
SysVinit doesn't compile from non-root account
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:47:54 EDT
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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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -bb SysVinit.spec
Created attachment 103488 [details]
A patch that fixes the problem
Created attachment 103508 [details]
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
Fixed in -34, thanks!
Package name is now sysvinit in latest Fedora.