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Bug#880920: Document Rules-Requires-Root field

Package: debian-policy
Severity: normal
User: debian-policy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Usertags: proposal

On Sat, Nov 04 2017, Niels Thykier wrote:

> While there has not been any comments / feedback on devel-devel, we
> have seen about 35-40 packages adopting R³ since the proposal was
> posted to debian-devel. :)
>   This puts us on about ~50 packages that can now build without
> (fake)root today (per [codesearch query]).

Given this, Rules-Requires-Root should go into Policy.

I wonder if we should just make Policy the new home of the spec that
Niels and Guillem have already written?

Sean Whitton

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