Gentoo and the Linux Terminal Server Project
Posted Jan 11, 2007 7:52 UTC (Thu) by ldo
Parent article: Gentoo and the Linux Terminal Server Project
>One feature that makes portage powerful for embedded setups and
>diskless clients is its ability to install packages into an arbitrary
>chroot without requiring that the package manager itself be installed
>there. A simple command such as `ROOT="/opt/ltsp" emerge packagename`
>will install that package, all of its run-time (not build-time)
>dependencies, and package metadata to /opt/ltsp.
How is this fundamentally different from
rpm --root /opt/ltsp ...
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