Re: New-maintainer - STOP THAT SHIT
Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 01:30:59PM +0100, Eric VB wrote:
> > At the moment, I live 2000 km from home, I don't have a Debian system at ha
> > and at work, I'm only allowed to use Suse, other distribution is prohibited
> > I'm /home-less and I'm not rich enough to buy a computer now. If DAM would
> > accept me as NM I could work remotely on Debian machines and improve the
> > packages I have already build.
> It's difficult, if not impossible, to work on debian without a local
> installation. Although there are plenty of developer-accessible
> .debian.org machines, most developers don't have root access to install
> any new packages they have developed.. and you should certainly be
> installing a package before uploading it.
If he has root access on his Suse box, I think a chroot Debian
environment might work out if he's careful.