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authorJonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>2009-11-24 09:14:41 -0600
committerMichal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>2009-12-12 13:08:15 +0100
commit05ba4488a51edde95df3f89987fdcdbca7c3cebb (patch)
tree286567a54dd2968f3a32e3e77f5a29d78854ca79 /scripts/package
parent91d161857ce9672bd2a8cd99ff712a67186e2e76 (diff)
scripts/package: add KBUILD_PKG_ROOTCMD variable
Let the deb-pkg target acquire (fake) root privileges before running commands that need them. Without such privileges, deb-pkg errors out because chown fails. The new KBUILD_PKG_ROOTCMD variable, if defined, is used as a command to run other commands with possibly fake elevated privileges. Since this is not needed for the tar-pkg and rpm-pkg targets, it is only used by deb-pkg. If it is not defined, the behavior is as before, and the user will have to rerun make as root. In other words, as a shortcut, instead of running 'make oldconfig && make && fakeroot -u make deb-pkg', one can use the single command 'make oldconfig deb-pkg KBUILD_PKG_ROOTCMD="fakeroot -u"'. Suggested-by: Ryan Anderson <ryan@michonline.com> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/package')
-rw-r--r--scripts/package/Makefile3
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/package/Makefile b/scripts/package/Makefile
index f67cc885c807..5c0b43aaf63b 100644
--- a/scripts/package/Makefile
+++ b/scripts/package/Makefile
@@ -79,7 +79,8 @@ clean-files += $(objtree)/binkernel.spec
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
deb-pkg: FORCE
$(MAKE) KBUILD_SRC=
- $(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts/package/builddeb
+ $(KBUILD_PKG_ROOTCMD) $(CONFIG_SHELL) \
+ $(srctree)/scripts/package/builddeb
clean-dirs += $(objtree)/debian/

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