Subject: Re: python24-2.4.4 needs privileges to "make clean"
To: None <>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/12/2007 23:10:47
On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 09:35:20PM +0100, Adrian Portelli wrote:
> There are a few packages like this and Python has been like that for a
> while (maybe not 2.4 but I definitely have seen it when building Python
> myself in the past).  There are also other packages that need to be the
> superuser to build.  I think it would be nice to fix this in some
> 'global' way as I don't believe it is possible to fix all the packages
> that do this on an individual basis.

I like Amitai's proposal.  It solves the problem for now and it serves
as documentation marking the problematic packages.