Re: Debian development using the master account?
>>>>> "Philippe" == Philippe Troin <email@example.com> writes:
Philippe> On 15 Jan 1997 13:56:45 CST Guy Maor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
>> Chow Chi-Ming <email@example.com> 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
>> More importantly, you have to be root to build packages.
Philippe> I was thinking about this... Generally, the only place in
Philippe> debian/rules where one needs to be root is when chowning the
Philippe> files to root. Couldn't we just do this in the tarfile,
Philippe> just before compression ? It would eliminate the need to be
Philippe> root then...
There is still the signature problem even changes to the build
procedure can be made so that root is not required.
I think the important question is whether master has the resources and
if the owner of master (iConnect?) approves of such usage.
Billy C.-M. Chow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Department of Systems Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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