compiling an actual version of python

Michael Tremer michael.tremer at ipfire.org
Sat Feb 7 19:56:44 CET 2015


Hi,

no, the build system does not replace your system, but requires root
permissions. Those could damage your system in case anything unexpected
happens, so creating a virtual machine which you can just delete and
reinstall is a good option.

-Michael

On Sat, 2015-02-07 at 19:54 +0100, robert rottermann wrote:
> new problem/question ..
> 
> now I get the following message:
> *** Packaged toolchain compilation
> version   options    time (sec)   status
> Resetting our nice level to 10
> [ DONE ]
> Checking if we're running as root user
> [ FAIL ]
> 
> ERROR: Not building as root
>        Check /home/robert/ipfire/ipfire-2.x/log/_build.preparation.log
> for errors if applicable
> robert at chrissy:~/ipfire/ipfire-2.x$ 
> 
> 
> why should I do that as root?
> 
> is the build process replacing my system?
> 
> this is not what I want actually ..
> 
> I think I restart everything in a virtual machine ..
> 
> robert
> 
> 
> On 07.02.2015 19:47, robert rottermann wrote:
> 
> > On 07.02.2015 13:23, Michael Tremer wrote:
> > 
> > > Ignore the IPFire 3 stuff. After that, you will need to do what is
> > > described in the build howto:
> > aha, thats ignoring IPFire 3 stuff is the key here..
> > However, this is what is NOT, what is explained in the wiki 
> > 
> > git clone ssh://<user>@git.ipfire.org/pub/git/ipfire-3.x.git # Could also be checked out via the git proto
> >  c
> > ol
> > cd ipfire-3.x/
> > git remote add <user> ssh://<user>@git.ipfire.org/pub/git/people/<user>/ipfire-3.x.git
> > thanks, 
> > robert
> > 
> > 
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