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Re: [opensuse] Compiling the Suse way
  • From: G T Smith <grahamsmith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 15:54:23 +0100
  • Message-id: <48494F9F.1010305@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Carlos E. R. wrote:

The Friday 2008-06-06 at 12:57 +0100, Dave Howorth wrote:

Looking at the checkinstall site, it seems the program is normally run
as root anyway - as Philipp also implies - so I'm still confused as to
why it has stopped working and therefore been removed?

Actually, I just checked and it is included in factory

I'm very confused now. I'll have to boot factory and test if it works or

You are probably not the only one that is confused. From what I can
workout from both threads involved there seems to be issue with
checkinstall and setuid settings which possibly is only a problem if
someone is doing something a little odd. Which does not sound like
grounds for dropping it.

I think what we need to know is whether it is going to be in 11.0 (and
if not are there any plans for a replacement) so we can stop chasing our
own tails.

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