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Several different types of chroot are supported, including normal directories in the filesystem, and also block devices. Sessions, persistent chroots created on the fly from files (tar with optional compression and zip) and LVM snapshots are also supported.
schroot supports kernel personalities, allowing the programs run inside the chroot to have a different personality. For example, running 32-bit chroots on 64-bit systems, or even running binaries from alternative operating systems such as SVR4 or Xenix.
schroot also integrates with sbuild, to allow building packages with all supported chroot types, including session-managed chroot types such as LVM snapshots.
schroot shares most of its options with dchroot, but offers vastly more functionality.
schroot ======= Securely enter a chroot and run a command or login shell. Note that giving untrusted users root access to chroots is a serious security risk! Although the untrusted user will only have root access to files inside the chroot, in practice there are many obvious ways of breaking out of the chroot and of disrupting services on the host system. As always, this boils down to trust. more»
NEWS -*- outline -*- ---- Welcome to schroot 1.4.23. Please read these release notes carefully. Full installation instructions are provided in the INSTALL file. The README file also contains more specific notes regarding building and configuration. * Major changes in 1.4.23: None. * Major changes in 1.4.22: 1) Large file suppor more»
SCHROOT-FAQ(7) Debian sbuild SCHROOT-FAQ(7) NAME schroot - frequently asked questions DESCRIPTION This manual page covers various frequently asked questions about configuration and usage of schroot. CONFIGURATION Why is schroot overwriting configuration files in the chroot? By default, schroot copies over the system NSS databases more»
SCHROOT(1) Debian sbuild SCHROOT(1) NAME schroot - secure more»
SCHROOT-SCRIPT-CONFIG(5) Debian sbuild SCHROOT-SCRIPT-CONFIG(5) NAME schroot-script-c more»
SCHROOT-SETUP(5) Debian sbuild SCHROOT-SETUP(5) NAME schroot-setup - more»
SCHROOT.CONF(5) Debian sbuild SCHROOT.CONF(5) NAME schroot.conf - c more»
commit 4c473d97f162e79e227620656d3b805e23982627 Author: Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat more»