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Re: [Fedora-livecd-list] [Patch] specify custom directories



On Wed, 2007-04-18 at 14:48 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 17:31 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> >> Attached is a patch to customize the build_dir, yum cachedir and yum
> >> installroot.
> > 
> > build dir and cachedir make sense to me[1], but what's the value in
> > setting install_root explicitly?  And as it stands, you're not even
> > using the value since there are lots of other places where we expect
> > that the install root is builddir/install_root.
>
> That is why the yum_installroot passed is actually being symlinked from 
> builddir/install_root. line ~34 in the patch. This allows a yum object 
> already initialized to keep the installroot yet "install into 
> builddir/install_root".

But why do you actually need that?  The install_root is where the file
system image gets mounted and so if you already have things in a
directory, that's not going to help.  

Jeremy


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