RFC: pimp my live-helpers
On 26/03/2008, Daniel Baumann <daniel at debian.org> wrote:
> chymian wrote:
> > hi list,
> * non-chrooted builds - for a clean system, the host system and the
> live system must be of the same distribution (e.g. stable and
> stable, or testing and testing etc).
> with non-chrooted builds, the tools (genisomage, mksquashfs etc) are
> directly used from the host system. this is faster than using aufs
> (there's nothing to be done at all). if you run live-helper in a chroot
> itself just as you build normal debian packages, it's easy to keep the
> host system (inside the chroot) clean and in sync (i'm always using this
> method to do my testbuilds).
It would be perhaps helpful to put a hint how to make this work rather
than "never set this option" in to the generated config file ;-)
As I would not use these tools for anything else I would be perfectly
happy if mkisofs, mksquash, etc. was installed on the host system.