Re: [Vserver] possible for host and guest to share rpm database?

From: Dimitris Zilaskos <>
Date: Wed 11 Jan 2006 - 00:29:37 GMT
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On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Guenther Fuchs wrote:

> Hi there,
> on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 8:35:37 PM there was posted:
> DZ> Unfortunately I would like to avoid that:/ . I just want
> DZ> them to be able to query the rpm database. I would like to stick
> DZ> with package management from the host since it is a life saver.
> In that case: Wouldn't then a simple cron-script on the host producing
> an actual list into a plain textfile inside the guest solve your
> problem? Maybe a simple hourly base could do that?

         That would not help it. The requirement is that rpm commands
should work from within the guest OS. In this particular case the list of
the rpms installed in the vserver must be returned by executing the
appropriate rpm commands.


Dimitris Zilaskos
Department of Physics @ Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Greece
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