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Re: [opensuse-kde] opensuse 11.2: KDE3 repository, kmail
  • From: "Hans-Peter Jansen" <hpj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 21:31:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <200912092131.33501.hpj@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 09 December 2009, 19:17:44 Rüdiger Meier wrote:
On Wednesday 09 December 2009, Hans-Peter Jansen wrote:
On Wednesday 09 December 2009, 12:09:16 Rüdiger Meier wrote:
2. Using "osc build" on a local machine [...]
Is it possible to build without being
root somehow?

http://en.opensuse.org/Build_Service/Tutorial#Build_your_package_loca
lly

The main problem is that I'm not root or rather don't want to do that as
root on our production systems.

Did you noticed this paragraph:

<cite>
If you start the build as normal user (good idea!), you will be asked for
the root password of your local machine. You can avoid that if you add your
user to /etc/sudoers and edit your ~/.oscrc :
su-wrapper = sudo

and with visudo add the line (as root):
<your login name> ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/build

to the sudo configuration (of course without '<' and '>')
</cite>

Is it a problem to ask your admin for these simple mods?
How do you manage to install the built rpms?

Pete
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