[arch-dev-public] makechrootpkg without aufs2

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Jan 24 07:00:37 EST 2010

On Sat, 23 Jan 2010 21:59:31 -0600, Aaron Griffin
<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>
> BUT (there's always a but), some systems are size restricted. For
> instance, slicehost slices have very limited disk space, so copying
> the chroot to do this has potential to cause issues. I don't like
> special case code for shitty systems, but perhaps we could keep both
> aufs and rsync code in there, enabled by a command line switch? (-U
> use a union (aufs) to keep chroot clean [DEPRECATED])

The size overhead is about 500MB in its worst case. If you are that low on
disk space you should not think about building packages.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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