[Frank Küster] > Because: > > ,---- Policy 4.8 > | The build target must not do anything that might require root privilege. > `---- Right, but the 'binary' target is run as root. ,---- Policy 4.8 | The `fakeroot' package often allows one to build a package correctly | even without being root. `---- Here, Policy implies that fakeroot may not *always* work. Perhaps Policy should be updated to stipulate that the only root privileges you can actually rely on relate to the metadata stored in data.tar.gz.
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