[OpenAFS] Latest docs on building the OpenAFS source code

Derrick Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:38:11 -0400

That would work, yes.


On Oct 1, 2010, at 3:29 PM, Michael Meffie <mmeffie@sinenomine.net> wrote:

>>> 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
> make
> sudo make install