[CentOS] A quick question about ./configure

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 14:15:20 UTC 2007

On 9/27/07, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/27/07, Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de> wrote:
> > umair shakil wrote:
> > >    and also tell u r login as root user????
> >
> > Why should that be of any interest?
> To evaluate the potential success of a rootkit?

As already pointed out by two big boys... when running:

make install

DO NOT run the first two steps as root.  It is a known security risk.
The install step may need to be run as root depending on the install


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