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Re: fakeroot inquiry

On Fri, May 03, 2002 at 01:55:50PM +0200, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> > 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?

It's not transparent. Using dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot is much more
confortable, wether fakeroot is a binary or a script to enable ext2fs

Robert Millan

"5 years from now everyone will be running
free GNU on their 200 MIPS, 64M SPARCstation-5"

              Andrew S. Tanenbaum, 30 Jan 1992

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