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Re: Fakeroot to obsolete DESTDIR

On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 02:26:38PM +0200, Wesley W. Terpstra wrote:
> What I propose to do is to slightly extend fakeroot to also intercept
> open/diropen. If the open call would create a file, redirect it to
> /.../debian/tmp or some such location. If the call would open a file, first
> check /.../debian/tmp and then /.

Read the fakeroot manpage for an explanation of why fakeroot does not
wrap open().

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