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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 23:08:34 EST 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 9:21 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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?
Might not be a terrible idea, and not sure there is any good way we
can work around that.


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