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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libosinfo 1/2] Create udev rules dir before installing rules file



On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Daniel P. Berrange
<berrange redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 08:46:25AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> This means that if someone does ./configure --prefix=/usr then they will
> get the udev rules in the correct place, but if they do something like
> ./configure --prefix=/home/berrange/libosinfo, they will get the udev
> rules in /home/berrange/libosinfo/lib/udev/rules.d, and they can also
> use ./configure --with-udev-rulesdir=/some/where/else if they really
> want to

   Two things:

1. Why would anyone want the udev rule to go anywhere else? It just
won't work if user installs it anywhere other than standard locations.
2. User having write permission to '/usr' doesn't necessarily mean
she/he has the same permissions for '/lib'.

-- 
Regards,

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124


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