Bug 15773 - perl doesn't build from source as non-root user
perl doesn't build from source as non-root user
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
6.2
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
:
Depends On:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2000-08-08 17:27 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
0 users

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2000-08-08 22:50:37 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
CRM:
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---


Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Need Real Name 2000-08-08 17:27:08 EDT
In an attempt to work around bug #15730, I built perl from souce.  In doing
so, I discovered that the RPM build dies when the build is performed as a
non-root user.  The fix is trivial.

Here's a patch:
--- perl5.005_03/installperl.orig	Sat Jan 16 08:31:26 1999
+++ perl5.005_03/installperl	Tue Aug  8 13:39:25 2000
@@ -117,7 +117,7 @@
 
 # Do some quick sanity checks.
 
-if ($d_dosuid && $>) { die "You must run as root to install suidperl\n"; }
+# if ($d_dosuid && $>) { die "You must run as root to install suidperl\n";
}
 
    $installbin		|| die "No installbin directory in config.sh\n";
 -d $installbin		|| mkpath($installbin, 1, 0777);
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-08-08 22:45:48 EDT
assigned to nalin
Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-08-09 08:29:44 EDT
Already fixed in the pinstripe beta, thanks.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.