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Bug#51396: apt-get source does not work as non-root

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cistron.nl> wrote:
> reassign 51396 dpkg
> thanks
> Previously Edward Betts wrote:
> > Fetched 55.8kB in 3s (16.2kB/s)
> > utmp entry ("edward") does not match value of LOGNAME ("root"); using "root"
> > at
> > /usr/lib/dpkg/controllib.pl line 47.
> > dpkg-source: extracting appindex in appindex-0.5
> This is an error from dpkg-source, not from apt. It also suggests that
> you used su or some other means to become edward while you were logged
> in as root.

What? That was not what I was complaining about. I was complaining about
apt-get source not even downloading the source code if run as non-root.

I will reassign the bug in the morning if nobody else has done it, I am too
tired at the moment.

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