Bug 131841 - SysVinit doesn't compile from non-root account
Summary: SysVinit doesn't compile from non-root account
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sysvinit
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
Blocks: FC3Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-09-05 15:03 UTC by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:47 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-10-11 19:15:47 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
A patch that fixes the problem (405 bytes, patch)
2004-09-05 15:04 UTC, Steve Grubb
no flags Details | Diff
New patch (581 bytes, patch)
2004-09-06 13:34 UTC, Steve Grubb
no flags Details | Diff

Description Steve Grubb 2004-09-05 15:03:07 UTC
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 15:04:27 UTC
Created attachment 103488 [details]
A patch that fixes the problem

Comment 2 Steve Grubb 2004-09-06 13:34:25 UTC
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 19:15:47 UTC
Fixed in -34, thanks!

Comment 4 David Lawrence 2007-06-22 02:18:21 UTC
Package name is now sysvinit in latest Fedora.

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