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Re: native vs emulated configuration


2011/7/8 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <perezmeyer@gmail.com>:
> On Vie 08 Jul 2011 15:27:17 Neil Williams escribió:
> [snip]
>> > By going step by step through the things that polystrap does, let me
>> > list what would have to change in multistrap to make it build foreign
>> > rootfs without superuser priviliges:
>> Multistrap already does all of this, the only thing for which some
>> people might want emulation is configuration. That's device-specific.
>> There's no reason to fold that into multistrap.
> Then why is multistrap installed under /usr/sbin?

That's good question, but if you do not run multistrap as root, then
the system is unusable (partially because effective UID does not match
real UID).

> I think the main point here is installing without root privileges. We may
> disagree on the configuration part, and I understand that, but being able to
> run multistrap without root privileges is a nice and secure feature.


There are two different ways already, with schroot or with fakechroot

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