Building full system in chroot?

Tijnema tijnema at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 09:17:53 PDT 2007


On 6/25/07, paul.rogers at juno.com <paul.rogers at juno.com> 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...
>
> Possibly, but IMO, it's not advisable and there's little advantage.  When you get the base LFS built, let it take over.  Then there's no question that anything you build has connections to the previous host.  That's not to say that you shouldn't do prep work from the host for that time.  You should have all your BLFS, etc., tarballs downloaded, ready for compilation.  At least have your "essentials" ready, a favorite editor, security tools, favorite downloader (snarf, ftp, et al).

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

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