Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Bill Longman <bill.longman@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] sudo in kernel config ?
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 16:37:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] sudo in kernel config ? by Gregory Shearman
> I agree there's no point in using sudo, but what's the problem? You > don't need to edit the kernel sources merely to build a new kernel. You > can build your kernel outside the tree using for example: > make O=/home/user/kernel/tree/ menuconfig > make O=/home/user/kernel/tree/ > >
This is how I do it, too, when testing the kernel before I do it for real. This way, the code stays owned by root and I can make to my hearts content, with different kernels going into different directories that I control. -- Bill Longman