Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 09:49:38 -0700 (PDT) From: beldridg@...ox.com To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Cc: beldridg@...ox.com Subject: Re: small fix to sysklogd .spec file On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Solar Designer wrote: > owl-hier is a core package, few people would dare to install it on > another distribution without also being willing to convert more of the > system into Owl. So they may as well just do a make installworld. yes, i'm somewhat grappling with that now. > My reasoning to have it as /var/empty is to permit for export of the > package into other distributions which also provide the directory. i actually tried this first. i created /var/empty root:root and tried installing sysklogd and RPM still complained: (09:47:49)[beldridg@...h tmp]$ ls -l /var |grep emp drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 48 Oct 10 08:23 empty (09:48:18)[beldridg@...h tmp]$ sudo rpm -F /tmp/sysklogd-1.4.1-1owl.i386.rpm error: failed dependencies: /var/empty is needed by sysklogd-1.4.1-1owl so, is it a permissions problem on /var/empty? - brett
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