[arch-general] Building in docker?
nsajko at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 13:59:52 EDT 2014
Magnus, did you run that lxc-create with root rights?
On 4 September 2014 07:24, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 12:36:23PM -0400, Leonid Isaev wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 09:04:37AM +0200, 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.
> > If by chroot you mean also nspawn, then it is mostly equivalent to
> > docker and lxc. The only thing bad about systemd-nspawn is its lack
> > of easy config through files (it only supports cmdline switches
> > which is ridiculously cumbersome). Also, docker is more complex
> > than a plain lxc-tools approach.
> As always complex doesn't automatically translate to complicated ;)
> In this particular case I had no issues with following the
> instructions I found on docker. While when spending the same amount
> of time on getting lxc to work I get stuck almost immediately:
> % lxc-create -n test -t archlinux
> lxc_container: No mapping for container root
> lxc_container: Error chowning /home/magnus/.local/share/lxc/test/rootfs to
> container root
> lxc_container: Error creating backing store type (none) for test
> lxc_container: Error creating container test
> And quick googling didn't turn up anything useful. Reading through
> the Linux Containers page  didn't help either.
> : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Linux_Containers
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