[Nix-dev] Re: [Nix-commits] SVN commit: trace - 9536 - eelco - in nix/trunk/src: libstore libutil
eelco at cs.uu.nl
Thu Nov 1 15:59:10 CET 2007
Michael Raskin wrote:
> Eelco Dolstra wrote:
>> However the usefulness of chroots is diminished by the fact that
>> many builders depend on /bin/sh, so you need /bin in the list of
>> additional directories. (And then on non-NixOS you need /lib as
> Maybe /lib should be explicitly prohibited (if a special option is on).
> /bin/sh problem can be solved by enabling adding empty writable
> directories, so builder will create it itself.
But that would require changes to the builder...
Another solution would be to let the user supply a statically linked sh, which
would be placed in /bin/sh in the chroot. But in any case additional
configuration options would be needed.
Eelco Dolstra | http://www.cs.uu.nl/~eelco
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