[Buildroot] chown to root does not work

Goetz Bock bock at blacknet.de
Fri Jan 19 13:35:16 UTC 2007

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?

Use fakeroot. Than the cpio/tar/... root images are owned by root.
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