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Re: Hosed system during package build

On Thu, Sep 16, 1999 at 20:26:15 -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> I saw much talk about fakeroot not working with the new glibc, much talk
> about it being difficult to fix, and no talk about it being fixed.

Actually, AFAIK most of this talk was about /libtricks/ which was a new
approach to doing what fakeroot does (it provided a "fakeroot" binary as
well); that approach did turn out not to be usable for glibc2.1. The current
fakeroot in potato is based on the old approach, and works fine.

Obsig: developing a new sig

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