Re: Installing packages to a foreign system
Phillip Susi <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.