using yum to build a chroot
Posted Jan 11, 2007 20:53 UTC (Thu) by scottt
In reply to: Gentoo and the Linux Terminal Server Project
Parent article: Gentoo and the Linux Terminal Server Project
Yum does support installing into a different root directory.
$ yum --help | grep root
--installroot=[path] set install root
There is another tool "mock" that builds rpms which uses yum to create a clean chroot with only the required build dependencies for each package build.
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