The attached patch addresses the issue that Will raised about the new
'oprofile' user account being required to run make install. Will's
point was that to fail the make install was too drastic of an action --
in particular, if running rpmbuild to build a binary rpm, one should not
be required to have the special user account on the build machine.
Another related problem is that for those who are NOT interested in
profiling JITed code, we should not force them to create this special
Assuming the patch is approved, I'll roll out a release candidate 2 with
Thanks in advance for any review comments.