[arch-dev-public] devtools, archiso, et al

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 15:29:25 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 2:10 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:39 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 8:23 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>>>> How hard would it be to convert from using unionfs to aufs2 in devtools?
>>>> Very easy. Minor changes to the mount syntax.
>>> Great.  Any chance of a patch now the kernel without unionfs is in [core]?
>>>  I don't have time to look into this at the moment but would like to
>>> continue using the build tools...
>> Yeah, I will get to this tonight. I have been slacking way too much
>> with Arch stuff (been hella busy at work) - it irritates me, so I'm
>> going to power through a few things I've been putting off tonight.
>> Both devtools AND archiso need changes, but I also want to get some of
>> my packages out of the way and finish up the bash rebuilds (mkinitcpio
>> issue is fixed in one of the official patches, so I'll be pushing out
>> 4.0.17 as soon as I can)
> Any update for devtools? I'm still using as I want to keep
> using my chroots.

If you want to jump ahead:

The patch is simple, as aufs supports unionfs syntax too. Actually a
sed "s/unionfs/aufs/" should actually work too.

Make sure to install aufs2-util though

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