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Re: debian.org machine with pbuilder/debootstrap?

On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 01:16:11AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > As far as being able to install packages in the chroot, that's obviously what
> > I'd want pbuilder for.  But, in what other ways does the user get the
> > equivalent of root permission such that he could do nasty things?  It seems if
> > pbuilder uses chroot, it should be possible to set up an environment that is
> > just as safe as the chroots we use on those same machines now.  Is it not?
> > 
> pbuilder has many hooks functions, and other features that makes it 
> possible to run anything inside chroot as root, and being root inside the
> chroot means, it is possible to gain root outside of chroot.
> For that, using user-mode-linux is one possible solution.

fakeroot can't/couldn't emulate chroot?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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