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Re: RPM roadmapping

On Mon, 30 Jul 2007 16:22:08 +0200
Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm ATrpms net> wrote:

> I'd like to be able to really setup chroot w/o any root
> privilegdes. This already works at 99% using
> fakeroot/fakechroot. There is some code in rpm that didn't swallow the
> fake environment. It didn't look too difficult to fix. :)
> The application is very important: Currently any submitter can take
> over any builder by placing some code in %post*/%pre* scripts and
> making this package a BR of another package. Being root makes it easy
> to escape the chroot and perform root operations at the builder level
> (unless the builders are properly selinux protected).
> A secondary benefit of fakeroot/fakechroot support would be that any
> random student on any random Linux system could deploy a build system
> under his account and produce nice rpm packages w/o the need for root
> priviledges on these systems.

We'd like something like this for Koji as well (:

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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