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[bug#31360] [PATCH 0/5] 'guix pack --relocatable'

From: Thompson, David
Subject: [bug#31360] [PATCH 0/5] 'guix pack --relocatable'
Date: Fri, 4 May 2018 09:01:49 -0400

On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 5:27 AM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello!
> "Thompson, David" <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 4:15 PM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Hello Guix!
>>> This is the cleaned up version of what we discussed at:
>>> Part of the work here is to use relative symlinks in profiles and in
>>> links created with ‘guix pack -S’ such that, if you run:
>>>   guix pack -R -S /mybin=bin bash-static
>>> you can then unpack the result and run:
>>>   ./mybin/sh
>> Just wanted to say that this is awesome! Is there a way to share host
>> system resources? I would like a relocatable pack that could connect
>> to the host's X server and do graphical things.
> Yes: the C wrapper, ‘run-in-namespace.c’, shares everything.  That is,
> it creates a separate mount namespace but the only difference compared
> to the host is /gnu/store.

Ah, yes, that makes perfect sense. Thanks!

- Dave

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