[pacman-dev] Pacman and CheckSpace on the install CD

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 10 22:21:37 EST 2011

On 11/03/11 12:17, Dan McGee wrote:
> Has anyone tried this yet? Or at least in a similar "let me mount a
> bunch of drives under a folder and set my root to that" type
> situation? Just want to make sure all the statvfs() stuff plays nice
> with chrooting and such, although I guess we don't chroot during the
> install itself...

I have used it with mkarchroot (which does a pacman -r) with no issues. 
  I assume the installer essentially does the same.

What will not work, is using this within a chroot...   Run "df" inside a 
chroot to see why.  Perhaps we should document that in the man page?


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