[Build-common-hackers] Bug#568611: shogun: please allow 'debian/rules clean' as non-rooth
jrnieder at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 07:25:59 UTC 2010
Hi CDBS hackers,
I submitted this enhancement idea earlier today, but failed to CC
Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 23:04 -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>>> $ debian/rules clean
>>> test -x debian/rules
>>> dh_testroot: You must run this as root (or use fakeroot).
>>> make: *** [testroot] Error 255
>>> This test seems a little over-strict: the worst thing that could
>>> happen from a 'clean' as non-root would be a different error causing
>>> it not to finish the job, and if lucky (e.g. if the user was using
>>> fakeroot or had not run any targets as root yet), the 'clean' will
>>> just work.
>>> What do you think? If you think this is a good idea, please reassign
>>> the bug to the relevant package. I’m pretty sure it is not shogun but
>>> my cdbs-fu is not strong enough to pinpoint the problem.
>> it is cdbs that is requiring this... why don't you use
>> fakeroot ./debian/rules clean?
> I do, but I shouldn’t need to. :)
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