>>>>> "KH" == Kenn Humborg <kenn at bluetree.ie> writes:
>> Umm root access is required to create Debian packages -
>> fakeroot pretends you have this.
KH> Does this apply to all debs? Pretty much all RPMs can now be
KH> built as non-root. In fact, it's been a long time since I
KH> found a Redhat-supplied RPM that required root to build.
If you are not root (and, sensibly, prefer not to be), you simply need
to "apt-get install fakeroot", after that you can "fakeroot apt-get
source --compile foo" to your heart's content. I do it all the time.
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