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Package: fakeroot (1.25.3-1.1)

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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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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 90.1 kB236.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 85.0 kB228.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 84.8 kB216.0 kB [list of files]
armel 85.2 kB214.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 83.1 kB198.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 91.5 kB240.0 kB [list of files]
i386 86.1 kB218.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 82.2 kB210.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 85.5 kB228.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 85.7 kB218.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 87.0 kB294.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 88.5 kB292.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 88.7 kB224.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 83.3 kB220.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 90.9 kB222.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 86.4 kB240.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 84.4 kB218.0 kB [list of files]