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Re: Installing packages to a foreign system

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

> On 10/5/2009 5:08 AM, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>>> So is a package broken if its configure script invokes tools that rely
>>> on a running daemon, and the configure fails if the tools can't
>>> contact the daemon?  Like say, udevinfo?
>> Verry problematic.
>> It gets even worse. What if it contacts the daemon runing outside the
>> chroot and gets totaly the wrong information?
> Exactly, so how do you make sure this does not happen?

I use xen or kvm. With a chroot you can never be sure some maintainer
doesn't do something like this.

But if you do see something of this kind I would report it as bug.


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