> > if [ /proc/ -nt /var/run/dmidecode ]; then
> > echo We need to run some code as root.
> > echo -n Enter root\'s\
> > su -c 'dmidecode > /var/run/dmidecode'
> > fi
> The autoconfigurator is *not* mean to be run at boot time, or as root.
Under normal circumstances.
> It is intended to be run by ordinary users, after system boot time.
> This is so they can configure and experimentally build kernels without
> incurring the "oops..." risks of going root.
Then ship it in a separate package with initscripts. Either
CML2 is well enough designed that the autoconfigurator will
not need to change as the kernel does, or all your
overengineering was for nought.
> Therefore, the above 'solution' is not acceptable.
To who? It provides as way for your configurator to function
out-of-the-box until distributions choose whether it's worth
their while to support your scheme.
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