Suggestion

Brian Candler B.Candler at pobox.com
Tue Aug 9 12:42:38 GMT 2005


On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 07:35:18PM -0400, drvince at Safe-mail.net wrote:
> it would be nice to have a distribution for a skinny jail.  It could be a
> kind of "make release TYPE={jail|dvd|cd|floppy} CHROOTDIR=/path/to/jail
> CVSROOT=/usr/src".  Now, solutions for slimming jails are questionnable,
> doing so would standardize it.

As another option, I wrote a program using libarchive which will separate
out the components from a binary release. It has a pattern-matching control
file so you can allocate each input file to an output bin.
http://pobox.com/~b.candler/software/tarsplit/


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