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Re: glibc help needed with fakeroot: changes in chown?

Hi Erwin,

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 12:26:35PM +0100, Erwin Rol wrote:
> > fakeroot preloads its lib overriding file access and identity commands
> > to fake the impression of being root.
> > 
> > A couple of weeks ago fakeroot's chown stopped to work. This happens
> > even on an FC6 kernel (and a rawhide chroot), so it looks like
> > something changed in glibc that makes fakeroot break on chown. All
> > other overridden calls seems to work fine.
> > 
> > Can anyone please help with what has changed and suggest how to adjust
> > fakeroot?
> > 
> we ran into the same problem for PTXdist. The problem is not the chown
> but the chownat system calls.
> Debian bug http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=402688 has a
> patch
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=402688;msg=10;filename=froot_1_5_10-atfuncs.patch;att=1 that works for fakeroot 2.5.10.

Thanks a ton, that was the solution!
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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