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On Sunday 12 March 2006 16:50, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> On Sunday 12 March 2006 11:29, Neil Stone wrote:
> > OK, I have managed to get my gentoo system in to a rather wierd state...
> > I will be rebuilding it shortly (several apps installed that fail to
> > work now etc..)
> > Is there anything wrong with building on a separate disk, in the same
> > machine using chroot ?
> There shouldn't, unless you used some strange bind mounts. (bind
> mounting /dev, /sys, /usr/portage, and /proc is ok. (If you build binary
> packages, and it is a 32bit chroot, put them somewhere else). Even building
> in a subdirectory works (I've done it often enough).
I'm curious to know how you built a new system in a subdirectory without
chroot. Can you share your experience or a pointer ?
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