[CentOS] Building a C5 chroot on a C6 machine
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Fri Dec 14 19:19:30 UTC 2012
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 07:58:17PM +0100, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> Stephen Harris wrote:
> > The rpm database is in the format of C6, so the C5 programs can't
> > read it!
> perhaps if you kept the rpms that were installed by yum, you could
> rpm -i --justdb *.rpm
> within your chroot.
> If necessary first remove the rpm database and rpm --initdb or some such.
yum --setopt=keepcache=1 --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=c5* -y --installroot=$ROOT install $rpms
# Fix up RPM database
chroot $ROOT /bin/rpm --initdb
chroot $ROOT /bin/rpm -i --justdb '/var/cache/yum/*/packages/*.rpm'
And y'know what? it worked!
Very good idea. Thanks!
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