also sprach Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005.03.05.1225 +0100]: > > I am trying to use distcc to compile Debian packages and kernels, > > and am failing. The reason is that I need to use distcc-over-SSH, > > but the Debian compile process is run as (fake)root. > > Why isn't it enough to do 'make install' as root? Is there something > in the build process requiring root access? Weird; some packages have dh_testroot in the build target. I tried removing that and using fakeroot only for install. It seems like it works now, but we'll see... argh. It seems that some people (including myself when I wrote these scripts) think that `fakeroot dpkg-buildpackage` is the same as `dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot`). Thanks; it's too early in the day for me to have thought of this myself. :) -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, user, and author `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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