Onward branch development

Jan Dvorak jan.dvorak at sitronicsts.com
Wed Feb 4 00:29:48 PST 2009


On Wednesday 04 February 2009 01:43:06 Robert Connolly wrote:
> I would like packages in /tools to use /tools exclusively, so no
> symbolic links from /tools/bin to /bin are needed to boot. CLFS does
> not do this... they install some packages to /mnt/clfs/, so this might
> be a problem if the boot scripts use full path names for /sbin/udevd
> (for example).
>
> It would be usefull if this temporary system reboot is compatible with
> a cdrom boot, with a read-only file system, but it's not necessary
> right away. I would like this even when booting from writable media,
> because it sets a good example for minimizing privileges. If I remember
> correctly, from the readonly_rootfs, glibc can be configured to use a
> different path for /etc/mtab, so that /etc can be read-only, or a
> symbolic link might work.

I don't have enough time to build HLFS myself, but if you could send me 
pre-compiled /tools, I would gladly make it boot. Just put it on some FTP, 
please.

Jan Dvorak



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