Is chroot still needed ?
time is changing things. So my question: Is a 32-bit-chroot still necessary,
to run 32-bit-applications ? Just to specify: I have a 64-bit system and a
chroot below /var/chroot/sid-ia32/. My ldconf is got two additional entrys:
to let the system find 32-bit libraries. Now I got errors (segfault) with some
applications. One is a printer driver, the other is npviewer, which is needed
for 32-bit flash-driver.
If I remove the entries in ldconf, so that the chroot is not in the path, the
32-bit-drivers are working well and no segfault appears.
Because of this, I wondered, if chroot 32-bit-libs are still needed and used
by 32-bit-applications. I saw, there were ia32-libs (an orphaned package) and
I am using still some external 32-bit-applications.
Please let me know, if the chroot can safely be deleted nowadays.