Wed, 20 Dec 2000 16:38:18 -0500
Quoting Jason Kohles (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 03:52:27PM -0500, Mike Heins wrote:
> > And nobody ignored the question at the first stage of install?
> > my $ans = my_prompt("User name $uid doesn't exist. Use anyway? ", 'n');
> > It defaults to "No" for a reason. Perhaps we need to be more strident....
> > 8-)
> I planned to add the user as soon as the install script was finished, maybe
> it just needs a little warning that the install script will never finish
> if you say no =)
A little trick you can use -- at least in any modern shell.
Issue your SUSPEND key (usually ^Z) and drop to the shell and
add the user. Then type "fg" and return to the install script.
We will look at this -- I *think* it is actually an ExtUtils::MakeMaker
problem and not in the install script. Jon Jensen is redoing the installer
quite a bit and it will be changed somewhat for 4.7 and up.
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