[xen-tools] Re: Installation using 'mach'?
henning_sprang at gmx.de
Thu Nov 30 14:29:21 CET 2006
On 11/30/06, Steve Kemp <steve at steve.org.uk> wrote:
> Has anybody experimented with mach?
Not yet, have it on my list. Actaully had it there since more than a
year, but for a while, rpmstrap was ahead.
It's website is there: http://thomas.apestaart.org/projects/mach/
> Seems like a better/different approach than using rpmstrap..
Sounds like it is more up to date in terms of distribution support, as
said above, a while ago the contrary was true. I'd be interested to
know when it swaps again :)
For Fedora, yum is also available on Debian - this would be the best
choice in that field I guess.. (didn't intensively try yet)
Theorethically, SuSE should also be doable with yum (patches for
rpmstrap seem to exits but never made it into a release as it seems),
but as I heard, no working yum repository is available for SuSE. Suse
seems to be the hardest to bootstrap - even a yast developer I talked
to couldn't tell me how to build a clean and small minmal chroot - he
didn't even understand the question - it seems SuSE people don't need
clean and minimal things, :)
In that area, I also had these in my list of possible helpers for
bootstrapping alien distributions on Debian for
I did not futher test or analyze them yet.
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