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Bug 216728 - app-admin/sudo-1.6.9_p14 - binaries needed in /bin when /usr/bin not yet accessible
Summary: app-admin/sudo-1.6.9_p14 - binaries needed in /bin when /usr/bin not yet acce...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Blocks: 216716
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Reported: 2008-04-07 15:35 UTC by Lucian Muresan
Modified: 2008-04-07 21:21 UTC (History)
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ebuild patch (sudo-1.6.9_p14.ebuild_rootfs.diff,842 bytes, patch)
2008-04-07 15:36 UTC, Lucian Muresan
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Description Lucian Muresan 2008-04-07 15:35:19 UTC
Sometimes 'sudo' is needed to be installed in /bin when
/usr/bin is not yet accessible (like in sys-apps/hprofile - see linked bug). Had to patch the ebuild (with optional USE flag, patch following). BTW, is it worth not keeping this binaries in /bin?
Comment 1 Lucian Muresan 2008-04-07 15:36:15 UTC
Created attachment 148998 [details, diff]
ebuild patch

optionally (by USE flag "rootfs") installs binaries into /(s)bin instead of
Comment 2 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2008-04-07 21:08:58 UTC
i'm not interested in shuffling a lot of binaries from /usr to / just to
satisfy a random package
Comment 3 Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-04-07 21:21:57 UTC
As Mike said.