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Re: pure Debian box?

* On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 11:33:27PM +0200, Meike Reichle wrote:
> > Any hints on how to do this? I was thinking of investigating User Mode
> > Linux [1], but perhaps there's an easier/debian specific way...
> Well, you could always partition your harddrive and make a dual boot system.

* On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 05:34:18PM -0400, Elie Rosenblum wrote:
> UML would work, or you could just use a chroot env, that should be
> more than enough isolation for debian building.
> You might look at the debaux package, it supports building under
> chroot environments.

* On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 02:40:11PM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> pbuilder is probably the most popular solution.  It has the disadvantage of
> requiring root privileges (to use chroots), but is much simpler and performs
> better than (e.g.) UML.

Thanks everyone - I'm having a play with pbuilder, and debootstrap to
build a chroot environment.

Sonia Hamilton. GPG key A8B77238.
Vini Vidi Linux!

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