[OpenAFS] Latest docs on building the OpenAFS source code

Michael Meffie mmeffie@sinenomine.net
Fri, 01 Oct 2010 15:27:55 -0400

>> Those are from the developer/packagers perspective. From the
>> user's perspective the problem is that we look like a standard
>> autoconf package. People expect these to work in a particular
>> way, and we currently don't. So, we should work on taking CC
>> (we do, on Linux) CFLAGS, CPPFLAGS, LDFLAGS and so on on the
>> command line, and doing the right thing with them. The fact
>> that we don't is largely to do with the complexity of the
>> build system necessary to support all the different targets
>> listed above.
> We never can, in some sense, unless we force people to build as
> root or have 2 sets of behavior, one if root, one if not. Make
> install should install a kernel module, right? Well, ...

I'm not following your question here.  Wouldn't one build as
a regular user and then install as root?  Something like

sudo make install