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Re: Debian development using the master account?

On 15 Jan 1997 13:56:45 CST Guy Maor (maor@ece.utexas.edu) wrote:

> Chow Chi-Ming <cmchow@se.cuhk.edu.hk> writes:
> > I want to know if we are allowed to do debian related development (eg
> > building debian packages) on master using our developper account?  If
> > yes, how do we get pgp sigs (pgp isn't installed on master)?
> More importantly, you have to be root to build packages.

I was thinking about this... Generally, the only place in debian/rules where one needs to be root is when chowning the files to root.
Couldn't we just do this in the tarfile, just before compression ?
It would eliminate the need to be root then...


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