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Re: fakeroot inquiry

* Robert Millan writes:
> On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 10:52:01PM -0700, Grant Bowman wrote:
>> What will it take to port fakeroot to the Hurd?  (he asks nievely)
>> When I tried to compile it it failed while testing itself with an
>> error about unimplemented message function.  I can duplicate it if
>> necessary.

> I was thinking of a hurdish alternative to fakeroot. What we need is
> just a way of chown files to any user without having root
> proviledges.

> Well, IMHO a good solution is to hack ext2fs to allow that. Maybe
> with a special option and starting it dinamicaly with a "fakeroot"
> script. I need to think about this.

What is wrong with a sub-hurd?

Alfred M. Szmidt

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