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Re: Font packages changes required for dropping chkfontpath/xfs



On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 21:14 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> writes:
> > On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 19:32 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Can you show an example where that actually helps?  I can think of a
> >> number of cases where it'd be a bad idea, and none where it really
> >> solves a problem.
> 
> > The case where your chroot is fully formed, but the system outside is
> > something entirely different.  The installer environment being one good
> > example where this has bitten in the past :-)
> 
> OK, but if the system outside is incompatible then it will fail to
> execute code that belongs inside the chroot anyway, no?

Not necessarily.  The installer has the same kernel, libraries... just
not always where you think they are (or, in some cases, a minimal set)

Jeremy


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