[Buildroot] chown to root does not work

Bernhard Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 16:33:13 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jan 19, 2007 at 04:12:09PM +0100, Thilo Riessner wrote:
>Am Freitag, 19. Januar 2007 14:35 schrieb Goetz Bock:
>> On Fri, Jan 19 '07 at 13:31, Thilo Riessner wrote:
>> > In the docs is mentioned, that one doesn't need to be root to build a
>> > root filesystem. But when building the filesystem as a normal user, chown
>> > is not able to change owner to root in the target filesystem. Is there a
>> > solution of the problem, that I don't see?

Who does call chown in there? Which package?
Please show me the logs around the alleged call to chown that is

>> Use fakeroot. Than the cpio/tar/... root images are owned by root.
>I don't know fakeroot. What is it? A programme, an option of buildroot? How do 
>I have to use it?
>Thanks for your help so far.

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