On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 11:02:45PM +0000, Julian Gilbey wrote: > On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 03:38:00PM +0100, Enrique Robledo Arnuncio wrote: > > Ben Collins wrote such a script some time ago: > > > > http://auric.debian.org/~bcollins/genbuilddeps_0.3.dsc > > > > It strace-runs dpkg-buildpackage, gets a list of used files from the > > arguments of "open" and "exec" calls, an prints out a list of the > > packages that provide those files (using /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.list > > files). > > Be warned, though: my experience of strace is that it doesn't always > succeed, possibly because of vforks. I think the idea was to have a > variant of fakeroot to trace open's and exec's instead of the other > things it traces; there were all sorts of conflicts when fakeroot used > to try to do everything. The code is basically present in the > fakeroot source, it just needs a bit of work. (Any volunteers?) Huh? The only thing that's needed to make it work is to put dummy set*id functions in fakeroot. That's what I did, and it works fine. 0.3 overrides vforks and makes them forks, and those running later 2.2 or 2.4 can use the -F option in strace to do the same thing. -- Taral <firstname.lastname@example.org> Please use PGP/GPG to send me mail. "Never ascribe to malice what can as easily be put down to stupidity."
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