On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 03:00:57PM -0400, S Scharf wrote: > On 8/11/06, S. M. Ibrahim (Lavlu) <email@example.com> wrote: > > > >I am not sure what you mean by jail . But i use a sid with chroot whithout > >any problem (apt works fine). > >http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-tips.en.html#s-chroot > >I followed this instruction :) > > > >On 8/11/06, S Scharf <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> > >> I am running a server with apache in a chroot jail ( using stable) , and > >> am looking for an easier way to maintain it with security updates. > >> > >> Jailer seems to want to delete the entire directory and rewirte it for > >> updates. Not practical with all of my server pages in the > >> chroot tree. > >> > >> debootstrap intalls an entire distribution, but having login and > >> sysvinit etc. in my chroot jail is overkill. > >> > >> Is there a (simple) way to just get apt working from inside the chroot > >> jail to update a few packages? > >> (or failing that dpkg?) > > > > > >Yes, but your reference uses debootstrap which I want to avoid as it > >brings in much more than I need to just run apache > Disk space is cheap. Are there any other disadvantages to using debootstrap for chroot apache?
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