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Re: dpkg-shlibsdep can't 'chown'

Joey Hess wrote:
: > I had the same problem when running the build from an emacs shell. 
: > Dpkg-shlibdeps wants to be ran from a tty registered in /var/run/utmp.
: > Which emacs doesn't as it's (hopefully) not suid root. 
: And I had the same problem building a package in a ytalk shell. Very
: annoying and a little embarassing, as I was using the shell to show the
: person I was talking with how debian packages were built.
: Is there any reason why this problem shouldn't be filed as a bug against
: dpkg-dev?

Hmm, I've added these chown things, since dpkg-buildpackage created
files owned by root, thus making dirs undeletable by the real maintainer
It chowns new created files (except those in debian/tmp) to getlogin() ... 

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