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Re: [libvirt-users] Setting environment variables for LXC Containers



On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 02:51:45PM +0530, Harish Vishwanath wrote:
> Hello
> 
> Is there a way to set custom environment variables for LXC containers so
> that it is available for all processes within the container?
> 
> The libvirt-lxc driver seems to be setting up only the below variables (as
> per the docs), but there doesn't seem to be a way customize it.
> containerThe fixed string libvirt-lxc to identify libvirt as the creator
> container_uuidThe UUID assigned to the container by libvirtPATHThe fixed
> string /bin:/usr/binTERMThe fixed string linuxHOMEThe fixed string /
> 
> In addition to the standard variables, the following libvirt specific
> environment variables are also provided
> LIBVIRT_LXC_NAMEThe name assigned to the container by libvirt
> LIBVIRT_LXC_UUIDThe UUID assigned to the container by libvirt
> LIBVIRT_LXC_CMDLINEThe unparsed command line arguments specified in the
> container configuration. Use of this is discouraged, in favour of passing
> arguments directly to the container init process via the initarg config
> element.

I thought we had implemented the ability to set custom env variables,
but looking at the code again, it seems we did not get around to it.


Regards,
Daniel
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