[paludis-user] Paludis on non-Gentoo & non-root operation
ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Tue May 13 22:13:46 UTC 2008
On Wed, 14 May 2008 00:04:51 +0200
"Tom Cooksey" <tomcooksey at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 1. Can Paludis run on non-Gentoo distributions (Fedora, Ubuntu, SuSE,
> CygWin!? etc)?
If they ship a new enough compiler and bash.
> 2. Can Paludis run as an ordinary user?
Paludis itself can. Ebuilds can't, since they need to chown things.
> I've tried this many times with portage with varying results. I've
> read about contrarius, but I want more than just a cross-toolchain. I
> want it to build a complete rootfs and I want it to automatically work
> out that target arch != host arch, so it needs to build a
Again, not something you can do with ebuilds.
> I realise Paludis is probably pretty far from my personal end-game and
> I'm not asking for anyone to implement what I want. I just want an
> honest opinion of how far Paludis is from these kind of things.
The package manager side wouldn't be too hard to do. The problem is
writing all the packages...
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