[aur-general] multilib

Nathan O ndowens.aur at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 15:36:44 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 7:19 AM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:

> Nathan O wrote:
> > I tried the Arch32-light package Xyne made, but I may have done something
> > wrong, so I uninstalled it. Then I found out that, don't know how, my
> root
> > password wasn't correct, had to readd gnome-session to > .xinitrc and
> > resetup pidgin(including pidgin plugin tha twas installed) and
> Thunderbird.
> > It is like I just installed all those apps and had to set them up it is
> > really weird.
> >
> > I am afraid of tempting that again :) So I thought maybe use mkarchroot
> -r
> > /aur/root and setup the pacman.conf to use i686 and such. What do you
> think,
> > will this method work good?
> I just want to interject that the only way arch32-light would affect
> anything
> in your home directory is if you chose to mount it in the chroot and then
> ran
> something else in the chroot that alters files in $HOME. By default the
> chroot
> does not even mount /home and I have added several checks to the daemon and
> other scripts to prevent accidental wiping of data on mounted drives.
> Also note that it is possible to mount e.g. $HOME/home32 on the host as
> in the chroot.
> Btw, if anyone is interested, arch32-light no longer abuses the
> post_install
> function to set up the chroot... it now includes a script named
> "arch32initialize" ;)
> Regards,
> Xyne
Don't get me wrong, I wasn't accusing you or your package of anything. Not
sure what happened except those problems that came out of no where.

More information about the aur-general mailing list