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Re: fakeroot is completely broken

On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, tony mancill wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> > On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Gergely Madarasz wrote:
> > > A warning for all of you who have uploaded packages built with fakeroot
> > > 0.4.0-1. It doesn't fake it's root, so it builds packages with files with 
> > > you as the owner. I've retracted my three uploads today...
> > 
> > Well, it works for me correctly. I used 'debuild' from devscripts.
> It works fine here too.  Both the tarball and the package files have
> sensible owners.  I do my builds with "fakeroot dpkg-buildpackge" .  Can
> anyone else confirm the problem?

It has already been identified more precisely. Latest tar from potato
(1.13) has been built with large file support, stat64, etc, and fakeroot
doesn't support it.

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