On 2017-11-21 03:19 AM, Benda Xu wrote:
> Francesco Riosa <viv...@gmail.com> writes:
>> maybe ewarn() is more appropriate than einfo()?
>> Just in case it's executed outside the scope of prefix
> I can't remember any use case when portage (or, paludis, etc.) is
> executed as a normal user but not a from Prefix.
> This message will only affect Prefix users, who won't be surprised that
> they cannot create new groups or users.  Therefore I think einfo is more
> appropriate.
> Furthermore, we do have Prefix that runs as a root, mostly usable on NAS
> or smartphones, when we do ultimately like portage to manage groups and
> users.

I use portage as non-root all the time when developing and testing
ebuilds, via the "ebuild" command.

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