Re: What to do if $PACKAGE needs $ACCOUNT to _build_
On Sunday 08 June 2003 11:51, Marc Haber wrote:
> I am currently preparing packages for rrfw (see bug#186828). The
> daemons that come with rrfw run as user rrfw, and the Makefiles of
> that package insist on chowning some files to rrfw at build time. That
> - of course - fails when the rrfw account does not exist at build
> How am I supposed to handle this? Shall I change the build mechanisms
> so that the account is not needed at build time, shall I pester
> upstream to have that changed, or is there a workaround available?
> Any hints will be appreciated.
Well, you could do the chown at install time inside the postinst. That should
solve the problem nicely.