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Bug#391246: general: Buildds should consider changing $HOME

On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 07:40:42AM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Of course the clean solution would be to signal to the tools not to look
> and write into HOME, but it's hardly realistic to assume that all tools
> used (an ever increasing and changing set) will always follow such a
> rule.  Therefore the idea to change HOME to something in the build
> directory.  Maybe just unsetting it might do as well.

The default configuration on buildd is to set $HOME to a directory that
does not exist...

<Lo-lan-do> Home is where you have to wash the dishes.
  -- #debian-devel, Freenode, 2004-09-22

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