[gobolinux-users] Unionfs to replace sandbox?

Bill Burdick bill at mobilereasoning.com
Tue Oct 11 22:06:36 GMT 2005


Hey, great to see that you guys are thinking of going the unionfs 
route.  IMHO, that's the 'right' way to do it!


Lucas Correia Villa Real wrote:

>On Monday 03 October 2005 18:35, André Detsch wrote:
>  
>
>>On 9/24/05, Carlo Calica <ccalica at gmail.com> wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>Hisham, Andre; is Unionfs a reasonable dependency for Scripts?  Might
>>>be a problem when you upgrade kernels.  I guess --no-sandbox is an
>>>option.
>>>      
>>>
>>Sorry for the late answer.
>>There is a lot of cool things we can do using unionfs. Sooner or
>>latter we may have new functionalities that depend on unionfs, so we
>>may, eventually, have our scripts package depending on it. This new
>>sandbox implementation is a good start to us to get used to unionfs.
>>
>>While this new script acts like the current sandbox, we may keep both
>>there and choose which implementation to use based on the presence or
>>absence of unionfs. So we avoid having unionfs as a obligatory
>>dependency.
>>
>>Regarding the 'write anywhere and I will put the files on the right
>>place' feature, it's very nice (actually, i did a LD_PRELOAD-based
>>wrapper with this intention some time ago). This can be used as
>>fallback for manual compilations, but we must avoid relying on it
>>while preparing Recipes.
>>    
>>
>
>Hi there,
>
>Sorry, but I have been away on the last week from the mailing list. I think 
>it's ok to have UnionFS, given that we don't rely entirely on its 
>existence. I've enhanced the cross-compiling environment during the last 
>month, and I'm going to add UnionFS into the process on the next weeks.
>
>  
>


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	Bill Burdick
	Bill at mobilereasoning.com

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