[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 2/5] docs/manual: mention the new post-image mechanism

Samuel Martin s.martin49 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 17:06:05 UTC 2013


Thomas,

2013/2/7 Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>:
[...]
> I am not sure what you would like to see added exactly. Since they are
> executed outside of fakeroot, then they are just executed after the
> filesystem images are created, and that's it, no?
>
> Of course, if those scripts were executed inside fakeroot, it should be
> mentioned clearly. But since it's not the case, is it important to
> mention that they are executed outside of fakeroot? We could give a lot
> of things that those scripts do /not/ do, no? My feeling is that it
> would add confusion, but I don't have a strong feeling about this.
>
> Or maybe you were thinking about something else than just "These
> scripts are executed outside of the fakeroot environment" ?

My point is that these scripts will most likely try to do things that
requires root permissions;
so it may be good to warn the user that this should be handled by the
scripts themselves.

Regards,

-- 
Samuel


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