[Buildroot] [git commit] package/util-linux: disable runuser for the host build

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Mon Mar 1 21:35:51 UTC 2021

commit: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=955d6c099b2035dcca47554a735a4c700b5d3e1e
branch: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

runuser allows running commands as another user, but needs to run as
root to be able to setuid(). But Buildroot does not require running as
root, and so runuser can't be used.

Incientally, that fixes host build in case unsuitable libs are found on
the system:

Reported-by: GA K <guyarkam at gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net>
[yann.morin.1998 at free.fr:
  - expand the commit log with a more fundamental explanation that
    runuser can't be used anyway
Signed-off-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
 package/util-linux/util-linux.mk | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk b/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk
index 0178c52bac..09acaca1a7 100644
--- a/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk
+++ b/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk
@@ -211,6 +211,7 @@ HOST_UTIL_LINUX_CONF_OPTS += \
 	--disable-nsenter \
 	--disable-pg \
 	--disable-rfkill \
+	--disable-runuser \
 	--disable-schedutils \
 	--disable-setpriv \
 	--disable-setterm \

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