Building full system in chroot?

Hoiho hoiho_nz at
Mon Jun 25 13:17:25 PDT 2007

On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 04:17, Tijnema wrote:
> On 6/25/07, at < at> wrote:
> > >I'm planning on rebuilding my complete {,B}LFS, but I can't live
> > >without it for a long time. So my question is, can I build the
> > >complete {,B}LFS system in a chroot environment? That means building
> > >X, KDE, Apache, PHP and all of their dependencies, like GTK, QT...
> >

> Yes, well, that takes too long for me to get my stuff back up and
> running... Like I said in my first mail, I can't live too long without
> it.
> Tijnema

Have you considered a VMWare virtual machine as an alternative to the chroot 
environment?  Seems to address all your concerns.


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