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Re: I made a script for auto. creating build-depends

Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:

> > Sorry to say but this script is fairly useless for most people. Strace
> > cannot follow vfork() (yes I know -F says it will, but according to the
> > maintainer, and my own tests, it does not work at all). Once make -C
> > executed, strace stopped showing output.
> Ok, I wrote a really simple vfork() wrapper library you can preload (like
> libfakeroot), and was able to get it working perfectly. Note then vfork()
> manpage says fork() can be used to implement vfork(), so this is perfectly
> acceptable behavior. Now I can actually get libfoo-dev package build
> dependencies and such (aswell as sgml and tetex related things). So it
> works pretty well.
> Would you like me to send you the source I have?
Yes, please. Is it as easy as

pid_t vfork() { return(fork()); } /* ;-) */


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