[Fedora-livecd-list] [Patch] specify custom directories

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at kanarip.com
Wed Apr 18 12:48:10 UTC 2007

Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 17:31 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>> Attached is a patch to customize the build_dir, yum cachedir and yum
>> installroot.
> build dir and cachedir make sense to me[1], but what's the value in
> setting install_root explicitly?  And as it stands, you're not even
> using the value since there are lots of other places where we expect
> that the install root is builddir/install_root.

That is why the yum_installroot passed is actually being symlinked from 
builddir/install_root. line ~34 in the patch. This allows a yum object 
already initialized to keep the installroot yet "install into 

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen

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