[arch-dev-public] chroots config question

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Dec 8 18:15:56 EST 2009

Paul Mattal wrote:
> Regarding the below:
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:Building_in_a_Clean_Chroot 
> It reads:
> "The -C and -M flags are optional, but it is recommended to provide 
> these with clean pacman.conf and makepkg.conf files (directly from the 
> pacman package) during first creation of clean chroot to ensure lack of 
> user specific adjustments."
> I think this is misleading. If you *don't* provide these arguments, what 
> you get is the default config files directly from the pacman package, 
> right? So the desired thing in most circumstances is, presumably, NOT to 
> override?

I believe it copies the local ones on your file system.  Perhaps that 
should be changed...

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