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Re: long-broken packages (some are removal candidates)

On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 06:39:41AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> I'm guessing the problem is that it's trying to use $HOME, or that
> it's trying to use the homedir from getpwuid(), or both. The latter is
> not writeable by the bulk build user in my setup, and probably also in
> Joerg's.

Home directory of the unprivileged user doesn't exist here, so it is
certainly not writeable. Qualifies as bug in the package to want to
write to ~.


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