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Re: [Ovirt-devel] root access required?



On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 10:44:27AM -0700, Ian Main wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Sep 2008 17:08:16 +0100
> "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> 
> 
> > I'd recommend doing the builds inside a virtual machine to protect your
> > real host from accidental/delibrate damage
> 
> The last place I worked the build booted a VM and did all it's work in 
> that.  However, I was very happy to have builds just run as root on the
> host because it's WAY easier to work on and deal with issues.  I'm 
> guessing that you're just suggesting that those with concerns make a 
> VM to do the build in, which is good, but I'd rather not move towards
> having a VM needed for building.

I didn't mean to suggest that booting a VM should be a core part of our
build tools. Just that if you are concerned about integrity of your host,
then you could optionally create yourself a VM for doing builds in.

Daniel
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