Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2013 00:45:19 -0500 From: Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: super_chroot - replacement for chroot for building dists On 07/31/2013 07:37:41 PM, Rich Felker wrote: > Attached is a very simplified proof-of-concept for a tool that will > allow building musl-based dists without the need for root privileges. > It needs Linux 3.8 or newer (with user namespaces), but nothing else, > and should work whether compiled against musl or glibc. I'm hoping > this will be able to be adopted by some (most) of the musl-based dists > as an alternative to the current enter_chroot approach, so that it > becomes possible to build on systems where root access is not > available or where policy would prohibit use of root for building. Aboriginal doesn't use root. It cross compiles as a normal user, packages as a normal user, and then launches qemu or kvm as a normal user. (The previous iteration used user mode linux before qemu was viable; this only supported x86 targets.) FYI, Rob
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