On Sunday 22 January 2006 15:46, Wilhelm Meier wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 22. Januar 2006 12:38 schrieb Enrico Scholz:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org (Wilhelm Meier) writes:
> > > I'm using Gentoo as a host and also Gentoo as VPSs. If I try to
> > > vunify/vhashify two VPS, I get:
> > >
> > > gs vservers # ln
> > > -s /etc/vservers/vs01 /etc/vservers/vs01c/apps/vunify/refserver.00
> > >
> > > gs vservers # vserver vs01c unify
> > > Can not determine packagemanagement style
> > > failed to determine configfiles
> > Does vhashify/vunify really make sense on Gentoo? AFAIK, Gentoo does not
> > have a packagemanagement and you have to recompile everything (which
> > will probably produce different checksums).
> Yes, but Gentoo has package-management - the portage system.
> > When you do a 'make install' from the same source tree, vhashify/vunify
> > will still not work because most 'make install' do not preserve
> > timestamps. But because timestamps are used to check whether files are
> > identically resp. are going into the calculation of the hash value, you
> > will not gain very much with vhashify/vunify on Gentoo.
> You have to use binary packages, then you will gain the same amount as with
> other distributions. And you have to compile the things only once. This is
> o.k. since the compiler-flags won't change from Vserver to VServer. The
> only issue might be with the portage-use-flags.
well, if you want unification you probably use the same use flags among
unified guests anyway...
> > Enrico
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