On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 01:36:45PM +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > Why is it so? What's wrong about building rpms as root?
> Because as root, a mistake in your specfile could hork your whole system.
Not just a mistake in the spec file, but also mistakes or unexpected
behaviour in "configure" scripts and generated Makefiles.
Yeah -- "oops, that's not installing to the buildroot at all!"
Matthew Miller mattdm(a)mattdm.org <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux ------> <http://linux.bu.edu/>