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As some of developers noticed, current gpypi2 implementation (tool
for querying Python Package Index to create ebuilds) needs root
permissions for two reasons:
- to write ebuild in overlay managed by layman
- to unpack source for setup.py introspection with "ebuild foobar
It just seems wrong for such a tool for the need of root permissions, so
I'm asking what are the options to drop layman to root:portage or
Discussion about the approach is open, I'm not *really* sure what would
be the proper way.
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