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Re: "Arch: all" package FTBFS due to test needing network access - RC?

> Robert Collins <robertc@robertcollins.net> writes:
> > I can also note why bazaar wont build as root: its test suite
> > includes a test for the ability to handle read only directories
> > correctly. As root, anything is writable, so this test fails.

[Goswin von Brederlow]
> That test should add a test for root and skip it. If that is the only
> reason not to build as root then that should be no excuse (post
> etch).

Your unspoken premise is that there is a _reason_ to support building
packages as root.  Why?  I think it is better just to tell people not
to do that.

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