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Re: chroot and ia32libs combined

On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 11:32 -0500, Seb wrote:
> On Tue, 05 Sep 2006 09:08:02 -0500, Owen Heisler wrote:
> > I use schroot to run stuff in the chroot.  Just "schroot -p <command>",
> > unless you have multiple chroots, then add the -c option.  It works
> > nicely.
> I wasn't aware of schroot, but followed suggestions to use dchroot; I'll
> see what the advantages are with schroot.

You'll probably see that schroot works a lot the same, but has some
extra functionality.  I recommend it over dchroot.

> > It doesn't look like you mentioned whether you are using Sarge.  If so,
> > the schroot package is unavailable.  Then you would want to use dchroot.
> > But dchroot has a problem with changes in the login package (in the
> > chroot); if you get an error, that's probably what the problem is.  You
> > can get around this by running the command indirectly, through a script
> > in the chroot ("dchroot -d <script-in-chroot>").  But that isn't really
> > a "comfortable" way to use your chroot!  When I was running Sarge, I
> > just installed Sarge in the chroot, told aptitude to hold the login
> > package to that version, then upgraded the chroot to Etch.  Or maybe
> > schroot is available from backports.  Hopefully you're using Etch, so
> > this isn't a problem.
> Yes, I'm using Etch, and haven't seen any problems getting into the chroot
> so far (I've only installed the chroot up to now).

Good, the chroot stuff should be work smoothly then.

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