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Re: Installing packages to a foreign system

Phillip Susi <psusi@cfl.rr.com> writes:

> I'm trying to debootstrap a system and when I chroot into it to
> install more packages, many fail because their configure scripts
> assume they are being called from a running system and try to interact
> with it and modify the running state, instead of just the filesystem.
> For example, daemon packages try to start the daemon in the configure
> script, which you can't do running inside a chroot.  So my question
> is, what is the proper way to install packages into a foreign system's
> filesystem such that they do not attempt to modify the running host
> system?

man invoke-rc.d
less /usr/share/doc/sysv-rc/README.policy-rc.d.gz 


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