fakeroot, fakechroot in EPEL 5

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Fri May 8 14:04:20 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 4:51 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 11:46:57AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> I would like to backport the latest fakeroot and (especially)
>> fakechroot from Rawhide into EPEL 5, because I'm trying to add some
>> packages to EPEL which depend on them.
> ^^^ When I say 'depend on them' I mean 'depend on having the latest
> version of them'.
> There are some old versions of fakeroot & fakechroot in EPEL already.
> Rich.

Make sure you have checked with the owner of that package (and if its
you...) and see what packages require the older one in EPEL. If those
packages need a rebuild we will need to let those people know.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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