This package app-benchmarks/phoronix-test-suite-4.6.1
It installs and works fine. Then on first startup, it ask you accept license agreement which is fine, then it ask if you want to share your test results and ask if it can write home.
Then when you run the first test it ask this.
The following dependencies are needed and will be installed:
This process may take several minutes.
Please enter your root password below:
Is it acceptable for a 3rd party app that wants to write home, ask for your root password and make modifications to your gentoo machine?
I can never see a reason for a 3rd party app in the portage tree ask for my root password.
I ask that the app be removed from the tree until is rewritten in a more sensible manner.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 477798 ***
Why is this package still in the tree?
We saw I was not first to report, but it is still in tree and it wants my password.