On Sáb 09 Jul 2011 04:51:56 Neil Williams escribió: > On Sat, 9 Jul 2011 00:12:43 +0200 Hector Oron <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > 2011/7/8 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <email@example.com>: [snip] > > > Then why is multistrap installed under /usr/sbin? > > > > That's good question, but if you do not run multistrap as root, then > > the system is unusable (partially because effective UID does not match > > real UID). > > i.e. it is in /usr/sbin because the default is that root access > (usually under sudo) is necessary. Fakeroot exists exactly for this > situation and multistrap can work under fakeroot, where that is > desirable. It's not entirely that simple because fakeroot has > complications about running multiple commands but there are Makefile > snippets out there which will support this. > > The point is that there is no need for a separate wrapper just to run > multistrap without root access - that program already exists and it's > called fakeroot. Whichever way you do it, multistrap and > other tools like debootstrap cannot live in /usr/bin. Totally clear! Thank you both for your time :-) -- Gabardinas "Windows 95". Se cuelgan solas. Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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