chroot to install packages

Himanshu Garg hgarg.india at gmail.com
Thu Nov 14 02:52:42 CET 2013


On Thursday, November 14, 2013 5:10:20 AM UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 1:31 AM, Himanshu Garg <hgarg.india at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > I am writing a python script to run chroot command to chroot to a linux distro and then run commands.  How can I do this, as after chrooting, the script runs the commands relative to the outside not inside the chrooted env?
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> Probably the easiest way to do this is to divide your script into two
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> pieces: one piece runs inside the chroot, the other doesn't. Then you
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> have the "outer" script invoke the "inner" script as a separate
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> process. When the inner process terminates, the outer continues, and
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> since the outer wasn't chrooted, it's now running commands relative to
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> the outside.
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> One convenient way to manage this is to have one script that invokes
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> itself with arguments. Another way is to have two actually separate
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> script files. It really depends how much work you're doing in each
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> half.
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> 
> ChrisA

How can I do that?  Can you guide me?



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