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Fri, 7 Sep 2001 15:56:06 +0200
On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 09:52:59AM +0200, Stefan Karrmann wrote:
> By the recent discussion I got the impression that it is a filesystem,
> but a single shadow directory would be easier and - in most cases -
I am not sure what applications you are thinking of. However, the type of
applications I am thinking of require all directories to be merged.
$ settrans /cdrom /hurd/isofs /dev/cdrom
$ settrans /tmp/space /hurd/tmpfs 64M
$ settrans /live /hurd/shadowfs /cdrom /tmp/root
And then boot from /live (which is not possible right now because of a
limitation in our boot procedure, it should be possible to pass existing
ports as the root directory port to the booting hurd). Or use chroot.
Then you have a live CD ROM system.
$ settrans ~/space /hurd/ext2fs ~/image
$ settrans ~/root /hurd/shadowfs / ~/space
And you have a copy of the system which you can boot/chroot, and where you have
write permission to install more packages etc...
$ make install prefix=/tmp/install-root
$ settrans /tmp/root / /tmp/install-root
And you can test the installation in /tmp/root before installing it in the
There are more (like, moving parts of the package management to the
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- ShadowFs, Stefan Karrmann, 2001/09/07
- Re: ShadowFs, Moritz Schulte, 2001/09/07
- Re: ShadowFs,
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