James Carlson wrote: > Jordan Brown writes: >> Before diving too far down this rathole... aren't the package scripts >> run in the context of the zone? > > Yes, for the specific issue of running a script in a zone, but in > general, you can't chroot to $BASEDIR and expect any good to come of > it.
Agreed, chroot is essentially never appropriate. > The same script will fail miserably when 'pkgadd' is pointed at > an alternate boot environment, or when invoked during a custom > install. Ah, indeed. Whether that's an issue or not depends on the requirements for the particular package. For packages in the Solaris distribution it's a requirement ... for others, it might or might not be. > That's why I'm discouraging its use, and instead pointing folks to CR > 6387333. There's a missing feature here, and trying to paint around > it just risks causing new problems. Yes. _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org