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Re: More an autopackage

From: Raja R Harinath
Subject: Re: More an autopackage
Date: 22 Jan 2001 20:01:39 -0600
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Pavel Roskin <address@hidden> writes:
> This module may be very valuable for you if you want to create packages
> not as root. GNU tar cannot be tricked into hardcoding the ownership
> different from the actual ones (as far as I know).

You can use 'fakeroot' (now called 'libtricks' I think) from Debian.
It is essentially an LD_PRELOAD that overrides getuid/open etc. and
makes a process think that it's executing as root.

- Hari
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