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RE: [Xen-devel] debian add-build.patch (5 of 5)

On Sat, 5 Feb 2005, Ian Pratt wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: xen-devel-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:xen-devel-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Adam Heath
> > Sent: 05 February 2005 04:24
> > To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [Xen-devel] debian add-build.patch (5 of 5)
> >
> > Name: add-build.patch
> > Depends: tools-misc-TARGETS.patch, python-install.patch, pic-lib.patch
> > Description: add build targets
> >  Add build targets to all makefiles.  Debian does builds as
> > non-root, so
> >  it's better to do as much as possible before requiring root privs.
> Isn't this what 'make dist' does already? It builds everything and
> copies files to dist/install
> I have my system set up such that the /boot partition is an NFS mount of
> the dist/install/boot directory, which means I never have to do a make
> install, and thus never need root privs as part ofa build.

What's the point of installing during build?  It s/b a separate step.

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