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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: Packaging, Implemented in: C, implemented-in::perl, implemented-in::shell, User Interface: Command Line, Role: role::program, role::shared-lib, Scope: Utility, Application Suite: Debian

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 1.22-1 83.7 kB215.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.22-1 81.2 kB211.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.22-1 84.1 kB213.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.22-1 81.7 kB205.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.22-1 84.8 kB213.0 kB [list of files]
mips 1.22-1 83.9 kB217.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.22-1+b1 84.8 kB228.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.22-1 84.5 kB217.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.22-1 84.8 kB291.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.22-1 82.3 kB219.0 kB [list of files]