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Re: debian.org machine with pbuilder/debootstrap?

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 09:24:34PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > AFAIK, I cannot install packages on a d.o machine to satisfy build
> > dependencies, because I don't have root permission.  pbuilder with appropriate
> > sudo permissions for all DDs would suffice, but it is usually not installed.
> > So, is there any alternative for installing packages to satisfy build-deps
> > other than sending email to debian-admin?
> Giving appropriate sudo permission for pbuilder for DDs is 
> almost equivalent to giving root permission to every DD. :P
> Possible alternatives a user-mode-linux, and fakechroot (if it works).

Can fakeroot + pbuilder work already? (Was there a post on this list
about it a while ago?) It seems like the obvious way to solve this issue
- actually I was quite surprised to find that pbuilder needed root.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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