New version of the fakeroot patch

Baptiste Daroussin baptiste.daroussin at
Tue Dec 15 16:38:25 UTC 2009

2009/12/15 Warren Block <wblock at>:
> A suggestion: USE_FAKE is not descriptive.  It doesn't tell what is fake or
> what happens.  I'm not sure fake is the even the right word.
> USE_FAKEROOT is better, but still ambiguous: it's not really fake, and
> "root" can mean too many things.
> I guess what I'm trying to say is consider a name that describes what is
> accomplished, not how it works.
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

I note that, if someone has a better idea for the name.

Don't forget the goal of the mail is also to get the people opinion of
the usefullness or not of the kind of patch, and you would expect from
it, particulary portmgr@ :)


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