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Change Logs

* Tue Mar 02 2021 Avindra Goolcharan <>
- add fakechroot-glibc-233.patch to fix glibc 2.33 compatibility
* Wed May 06 2020 Martin Pluskal <>
- Update to version 2.20.1
  * Fixed problem when tests couldn't be started with root user and
    glibc 2.28.
  * Fixed problem with too verbose test for debootstrap(8) command.
  * Fixed problem with tests for fts_* functions when started on
    btrfs filesystem.
  - The debootstrap(8) command honors FAKECHROOT_EXTRA_LIBRARY_PATH
    environment variable too.
  * Workaround has been added for systemd package installed by
    debootstrap(8) command.
  * Better support for link-time optimizer.
- Changes for version 2.20:
  * The fts64_* functions were added: glibc supports them since
  * The renameat2(2) function were added: glibc supports it since
    2.28 and mv command from coreutils 8.30 uses it.
  * The chroot(8) wrapper and fakechroot(1) command can work with
    POSIX shell.
  * The chroot(8) wrapper allows to chroot into root directory.
  * The chroot(8) wrapper appends directories from
  * FAKECHROOT_EXTRA_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable because some
    commands use runpath. The default value is
    /lib/systemd:/usr/lib/man-db forsystemctl(1) and man(1)
  * The ldd(1) wrapper doesn't lose a leading slash in absolute
  * The fakechroot(1) command unsets CDPATH environment variable
    and swaps libfakeroot and libfakechroot in LD_PRELOAD
    environment variable if needed.
  * Can be compiled with gcc 7.1 -Wformat-truncation.
  * Can be compiled with clang 5.0 -O2 and -std=c11.
* Wed Sep 11 2019 Martin Pluskal <>
- Use modern macros
* Tue Sep 10 2019 Christophe Giboudeaux <>
- Update the license tag.
- Disable lto before building fakechroot.
* Thu Nov 29 2018 Jan Engelhardt <>
- Update description. Use noun phrase in summary.
* Tue Nov 27 2018 Martin Li?ka <>
- Make build and tests run in verbose mode.
Version: 2.19-bp150.2.4
* Thu Dec 28 2017
- Fix language errors in description.
* Sat Jan 14 2017
- update to version 2.19
  * The FAKECHROOT_EXCLUDE_PATH list has to contain at most 100
  * The env(1) wrapper works with dash.
  * The fakeroot(1) works if chroot(8) is invoked twice.
  * Fixes were made for chdir(2). It was possible to change to a
    directory outside of fakechroot.
  * The fakechroot(1) command sets FAKECHROOT_CMD_ORIG environment
    variable for wrapped command.
  * The ldd(1) wrapper distinguishes different paths with the same
  * The ldd(1) wrapper does not fail if the path is not existing
    outside fakechroot.
  * Can be compiled with clang 4.0.
* Sun Feb 07 2016
- update to version 2.18
  * The fakechroot(1) command accepts new option --bindir.
  * The chfn(1) command runs correctly on Ubuntu vidid and Debian stretch.
  * The env(1) wrapper works correctly if there is variable with multilined content.
  * New functions ldaddr(3) and dl_iterate_phdr(3) were added.
    The dlopen(3) function was fixed.
    The java(1) command should work correctly.
  * New functions posix_spawn(3) and posix_spawnp(3) were added.
    Some new applications like clang(1) should run properly.
  * Fixes were made for lstat(2) and lstat64(2) functions.
    The ending slash is not removed by normalization of a path name.
  * Fixes were made for readlink(2) function.
    The fakechroot(1) command runs properly with libjemalloc library.
  * The tilde ~ character in FAKECHROOT_* variables is not expanded anymore.
  * Fixes were made for getpeeraddr(3) and getsockaddr(3) functions.
* Fri Dec 05 2014
- initial package for version 2.17.2