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Re: required to be root? (Was: Debian development using ...)

> I have a question related to this.  It does seem that to
> build a package one needs to be root.  A consequence of this
> it that when I run dpkg-buildpackage, it tries to sign the
> resulting package with the root pgp key.  This doesn't seem
> correct to me.

Yeah, it is perhaps a bug...

> What do folks do to get around this problem?

I just made a symlink into my user account's .pgp directory, like thus

ln -s ~jgoerzen/.pgp ~root/.pgp

Works for me.  I don't try to modify PGP or anything as root, so it should be 

John Goerzen          | Running Debian GNU/Linux (www.debian.org)
Custom Programming    | 
jgoerzen@complete.org | 

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