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Re: native vs emulated configuration

On Sáb 09 Jul 2011 04:51:56 Neil Williams escribió:
> On Sat, 9 Jul 2011 00:12:43 +0200 Hector Oron <hector.oron@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2011/7/8 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <perezmeyer@gmail.com>:
> > > Then why is multistrap installed under /usr/sbin?
> > 
> > That's good question, but if you do not run multistrap as root, then
> > the system is unusable (partially because effective UID does not match
> > real UID).
> i.e. it is in /usr/sbin because the default is that root access
> (usually under sudo) is necessary. Fakeroot exists exactly for this
> situation and multistrap can work under fakeroot, where that is
> desirable. It's not entirely that simple because fakeroot has
> complications about running multiple commands but there are Makefile
> snippets out there which will support this.
> The point is that there is no need for a separate wrapper just to run
> multistrap without root access - that program already exists and it's
> called fakeroot. Whichever way you do it, multistrap and
> other tools like debootstrap cannot live in /usr/bin.

Totally clear! Thank you both for your time :-)

Gabardinas "Windows 95". Se cuelgan solas.

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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