[aur-general] Application as a Trusted User

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Sat Nov 21 12:37:19 EST 2009

hollunder at gmx.at schrieb:
> On Sat, 21 Nov 2009 14:24:58 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>> Andrea Scarpino wrote:
>>> Why do you use package() function when the package isn't a splitted
>>> package?
>> Hello :)
>> Using both build() and package() is not necessary condition for use
>> only with splitted packages, its avoid to use the fakeroot on building
>> process that is not needed in 99% of packages.
>> Good luck!
> Sorry, but I consider the use of fakeroot a good thing, it helps
> to reveal errors while packaging/creating the PKGBUILD at least. Don't
> know why it should be avoided.

The build process normally does not need root permissions at all. So it is 
save to build als normal user and nessasary to install as "faked" root.

Regards Stefan

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