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Re: Installation proposal


On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Joel Sherrill wrote:

> > 4. It's much easier to ensure consistent permissions and such in the
> >    final installation if there's only one place where installations
> >    are happening.  You can make sure that everything has the same
> >    ownership, same modes, etc.  It's also easy to use something
> >    faster than install-sh when you have it because there's only one
> >    place you need to do it.
> 
> RTEMS installs with a tar piped into a cd/tar combination so I can
> see this.

GCC uses tar to install some headers in libsubdir/include.  This gets
ownerships wrong (files owned by the user who did the build rather than
the one who did the install).

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
jsm28@cam.ac.uk


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