Bug#793404: massive waste of CPU time in debian/rules by inline commands
> Hi Niels,
> Thanks for your explanation :)
> On Sat, 05 Jan 2019 09:52:00 +0000
> Niels Thykier <email@example.com> wrote:
>> We are very far from being able to flip the default. There are some
>> 800+ packages that need to be updated to follow latest policy
>> requirements plus explicitly declare their need for (fake)root.
> Okay, maybe we can achieve it as compat level 13, 14 or 15...
> but loooog way to go, I agree with it.
Sorry, but this cannot be done via a compat level. If it could have, I
would have done it in compat 12 and moved on.
Please see #884999 for the reasons why debhelper cannot change this
default for us.