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Re: make package run as root

On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 10:55:14AM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
 > > > It fails because sympa/bin/sympa_newaliases-wrapper is mode 1550 (and
 > >we want
 > > > it this way).
 > > > What is the proper way to have 'make package' run under su too ?
 > >
 > >...why not use SPECIAL_PERMS instead?
 > ... in the case of news/inn, becaise we are talking about a few dozen files?

If it were my package I'd probably do it anyway; for me, maintaining
the list (and maybe some makefile changes) is a lot less hassle than
needing root for every test build.

but, to each their own I guess...

David A. Holland

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