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Re: [fedora-virt] Spec weirdness



On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 07:17:38PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fedora this is done using  febootstrap, which is a Fedora equivalent
> of debootstrap from Debian world & indeed it uses debootstrap on Debian. 
> The idea of (fe|de)bootstrap is to allow ordinary unprivileged users to 
> be able to install a set of packages (RPMS / Debs) into a virtual root 
> directory of their own, without needing any privileged component. 

And indeed Debian are now packaging libguestfs.  They ported it to use
debootstrap instead of febootstrap, but the build requirements are the
same:

http://pkg-libvirt.alioth.debian.org/packages/unstable/

Rich.

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