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Re: "make install-swig-{pl,py}" implies "make install" for some libraries (Issue 2126)

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-01-22 00:07:42 CET

On Fri, 2005-01-21 at 15:02, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> The problem is that when typing make install-swig-pl or make install-swig-py,
> the make program also installs some of the Subversion libraries. This is
> problematic because installing the Perl bindings is usually done as root,
> which causes to install the Subversion libraries as root. However, it is
> highly possible these libraries should be installed as a regular user (under
> say a non-priviliged path) and not as root.

So, you're talking about an installation where there are Subversion
modules in the system perl area, owned by root, linked against
Subversion libraries in some other prefix owned by non-root?

That sounds totally broken, and I don't think we should be trying to
facilitate it.

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Received on Sat Jan 22 00:08:59 2005

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