[systemd-devel] systemd-nspawn and Debian

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Fri Feb 8 12:19:22 PST 2013

On Fri, 08.02.13 13:00, Jake Edge (jake at lwn.net) wrote:

> > What I did is this: I installed Debian unstable into a directory with
> > debootstrap, then installed Debian's systemd .deb into it and then
> > manually built systemd git in it and simply install it into the
> > container's /usr. That works pretty well, and gets me an equally clean
> > boot as stock Fedora does.
> Install the systemd .deb ... then a 'make install' from the systemd git
> that points at the container /usr ?  seems reasonable ... but first to
> see what's up with inittab ...

Well, you'll have to build systemd inside the container, because you
need to build it against the Debian version of the libraries, of
course. Building it inside the container should be easy, even if you
cannot make the container boot, after all you do get a shell in it,


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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