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Package: fakeroot (1.23-1)

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tool for simulating superuser privileges

fakeroot provides a fake "root environment" by means of LD_PRELOAD and SysV IPC (or TCP) trickery. It puts wrappers around getuid(), chown(), stat(), and other file-manipulation functions, so that unprivileged users can (for instance) populate .deb archives with root-owned files; various build tools use fakeroot for this by default.

This package contains fakeroot command and the daemon that remembers fake ownership/permissions of files manipulated by fakeroot processes.

Tags: Software Development: Perl Development, Libraries, Packaging, Implemented in: implemented-in::c, implemented-in::perl, sh, bash, ksh, tcsh and other shells, User Interface: interface::commandline, role::devel-lib, Role: Program, Shared Library, Scope: scope::utility, suite::debian

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