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
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
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.
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