Subject: Re: pkg_comp runs everything as root
To: Christian Hattemer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 04/24/2006 08:18:26
On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Christian Hattemer wrote:
> In summary: Are there real concerns in this area, or am I just paranoid?
I would not be concerned. Note that even without pkg_comp the default is
to do the installation targets as root and we do trust/allow that.
As for me, I just manually setup build environment and chroot and do my
builds as non-root and installs and packaging as root.
You could do the builds and installs and packaging as non-root too. (And I
do that frequently on some systems.) And some packages wont' build
Jeremy C. Reed
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