[pacman-dev] [PATCH] change the cwd from / to config->root while running scriplets

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Mon Jan 16 17:30:56 EST 2006

On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 11:14:14PM +0100, Aurelien Foret <aurelien at archlinux.org> wrote:
> AFAICS, the scriplet is run inside a chrooted environment at the top 
> level directory, so what's the difference between usr/lib and /usr/lib?
> Basically, that's the same code as in pacman 2.9.7: where's the 
> incompatibility?

pls read the manpage of chroot(2):
"This call does not change the current working directory, so that
after the call `.' can be  outside  the
tree  rooted  at `/'.  In particular, the superuser can escape
from a `chroot jail' by doing `mkdir foo;
chroot foo; cd ..'."

udv / greetings,

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