[arch-general] Building in docker?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Sep 3 05:33:00 EDT 2014

On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 09:17:32AM +0100, Mauro Santos wrote:
> On 03-09-2014 08:04, Magnus Therning wrote:
> > For various reasons I'm looking into not using `makechrootpkg` when
> > building the 200+ packages I put into a non-official repo.  Obviously
> > it's important to keep the building environment separate from my
> > ordinary system environment.  Going to full virtualisation is
> > definitely overkill and the only containers I know of are chroots and
> > docker.
> I'm not sure if you are including systemd-nspawn in the chroot
> category, if not then give it a try. I tend to think of it as chroot
> on steroids :D

I believe `arch-chroot` uses systemd-nspawn, so in fact it's what I
meant with "chroot". :)


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