[paludis-user] Paludis on non-Gentoo & non-root operation
tomcooksey at googlemail.com
Tue May 13 22:22:50 UTC 2008
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 12:13 AM, Ciaran McCreesh
<ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 May 2008 00:04:51 +0200
>> 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
> > cross-toolchain.
> Again, not something you can do with ebuilds.
Any ebuild replacement/enhancement planned to do this? :-)
> > 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...
Well I was hoping the package heirarchy could be automatically
generated from the ebuilds.
Sounds like the answer is "pretty far", but not because of Paludis itself.
Thanks for the info. I guess I'll have to struggle on with OpenEmbedded. :-(
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