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Re: libtricks instead of fakeroot

On Mon, 11 Jan, 1999, Martin Bialasinski wrote:
> Hi,
> I got a request to change a Depends: fakeroot to Depends: libtricks.
> I just need the functionality of fakeroot, not the extended things in
> libtricks. 

Libtricks is only small

Package: libtricks
Installed-Size: 130

> Forcing the user to install libtricks seems too harsch, so: is it OK
> to use Depends: libtricks | fakeroot ?

Looks good, but surely libtricks should provide: fakeroot - the correct way to
solve the problem.

Package: libtricks
Section: utils
Maintainer: joost witteveen <joostje@debian.org>
Version: 0.2-5
Replaces: fakeroot
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.0.7u-6), libstdc++2.9
Conflicts: fakeroot
Description: Tricks with shared libs: transparent VPATH and Fake root priv.

> The problem is, that fakeroot doesn't exist in potato any more, and I
> am not allowed to depend on a non-existing package, right?
> Advice?
> Ciao,
> 	Martin
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