Re: Instead of chroot for i386
On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 11:26:02 -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
>> /emul/ia32-linux/usr/lib in my ldconfig, and running openoffice works
>> fine without having to chroot or anything.
> Running it outside the chroot needs a symlink. See this thread.
> But it works fine with the symlink in place.
Thanks a lot, Bob! That's a very insightful post -- just what I was hoping
to achieve... save me tons of trials and errors.
How about david's tip on 'no-need-symlinks'?
| If you use /emul/ia32-linux/ instead of /woody-ia32, you don't need
| any of this symlink magic. For x86 apps, the kernel will
| automatically check for a file in /emul/ia32-linux before trying to
| open it starting from root. (Details are in my book on page 464.)
Do you have new updates on that? Have you run a strace to verify?