Re: Installing debs in ~user/ or /usr/local?
On Sat, 5 May 2001 19:01:03 -0400
Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 02:33:45PM -0700, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> > One could use fakeroot to create a sort of virtual machine, in which
> > users can install packages as they please, but fakeroot doesn't
> > chroot (yet?), and I'm beginning to think a better solution would be
> > operating system within an operating system, and let the user play in
> > `own' system, and while it for all intents and purposes seems to be
> > on bare metal, it really is a virtual machine. That would be quite
> > for doing normally privileged operations without a security risk,
> You should look into the S/390 port.
The S/390 port is hardware specific. For obvious reasons (how many Debian
are S/390s?), this is inadequate. And anyway, I was referring to a Linux
in a process (ie, it behaves just like any other program, albeit rather
not two Linux kernels running separately, which is what I understand the