Re: debian/rules clean as root or non-root?
Sven Joachim wrote:
> Why would anyone want to run the build target as root? If you do that,
> even running the clean target as root might not give you a state where
> you can build the package as a normal user again.
Because there was a time when fakeroot didn't work on some architectures and the
buildds used sudo.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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