These sources require
fakeroot(1) or similar to build
the installation packages, but the field
empty or missing.
At least the shown path in the indicated installation package is owned by user
(or a group) other than
Over time, Debian has sucessively narrowed the steps for which elevated privileges are required. It speeds up the building of installation packages in the archive.
Please declare whether the sources require root privileges. Eventually, Debian will switch the default archive-wide behaviour to expedite the build process.
You can use the field
Rules-Requires-Root in the source stanza of
debian/control to declare the required build privileges.
For more information please consult:
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 131c0f4. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/control/field/rules-requires-root.