[arch-dev-public] makechrootpkg without aufs2

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 24 07:05:34 EST 2010

On 24/01/10 22:00, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jan 2010 21:59:31 -0600, Aaron Griffin
> <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 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.

Well, the worst case is 2GB as I have four chroots. 


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