daemon that remembers fake ownership/permissions of files
manipulated by fakeroot processes.
If a fakeroot
process wants to change the ownership of a file, then
faked is the process that remembers that new owner.
If later the same fakeroot process does a stat() for that
filename, then the libfakeroot wrapped stat() call will
first ask faked for the fake ownership etc of that file, and
then report it.
Print debugging information on
Don’t fork into the
Cleanup the semaphores.
Don’t allocate a new
communication channel, but use channel specified by key. (If
the specified channel doesn’t exist, it’s
Save the environment to
save-file on exit.
Load a previously saved environment from the standard
Use real ownership of
previously-unknown files instead of setting them to
Use TCP port tcp-port.
None so far. Be
warned, though: although I’ve written quite a few much
larger (and smaller) programs, I’ve never written
anything that was as tiny as fakeroot, had as many
bugs as fakeroot, and still was as usable as, say,
fakeroot version 0.0_3, the first version that could
be used to build itself.
is distributed under the GNU General Public License. (GPL
2.0 or greater).
J.H.M. Dassen <firstname.lastname@example.org> mods/additions by
joost and Clint.