[arch-dev-public] [signoff] fakeroot 1.12.1-1

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Fri Jan 30 06:12:58 EST 2009

Am Freitag 30 Januar 2009 08:58:35 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Pierre Schmitz schrieb:
> > Am Sonntag 25 Januar 2009 06:45:27 schrieb Dan McGee:
> >> Seemed to work OK for me earlier on x86_64 as well. As a side note:
> >> Thomas and I playing around with fakeroot-ng was not quite as
> >> successful.
> >
> > Too sad. The current fakeroot seems kind of broken; at least on x86_64.
> > Afaik kde3 packages, amarok2 and mplayer have to be built as root atm.
> >
> > Which problems do you have with fakeroot-ng? Does Debian already use it?
> The question should be "Which problems do you NOT have with
> fakeroot-ng?". Very often it simply hangs instead of executing anything.
>   It doesn't wrap most of the system calls (at least not successfully),
> the package looks as if it was built without fakeroot in the end
> (thomas/users permissions everywhere). It is supposed to be able to keep
> a trace file so you can use permissions over several sessions, this file
> is also empty. And the latest SVN version completely floods the logfile
> (if enabled), producing a Gigabyte of data within a minute, but didn't
> do any work.

OK, I see. So let wait for the new makepkg with separate pacakge function.


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