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Re: PRIVILEGED_STAGES vs. user builds

On Mon, 1 Feb 2010 09:53:43 +0000
Matthias Scheler <> wrote:

> if I build the "firefox package as a normal user it still insists that
> the "make clean" target must be run as super-user.
> Shouldn't unprivileged builds simple ignore "PRIVILEGED_STAGES"?

At least the "clean" stage should be safe to ignore whenever using
unprivileged mode (or USE_DESTDIR for that matter). Some packages have
"build" as a privileged stage, those may be another matter. But they
should set NOT_FOR_UNPRIVILEGED to indicate this.


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