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Re: Merging ‘wip-newt-installer’ in master?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Merging ‘wip-newt-installer’ in master?
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:28:29 +0100
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Mathieu Othacehe <address@hidden> skribis:

> Sadly I think its kind of the same problem as the one I described here:
> As we are not able to undo what's done by the cow-store service,
> once restarted, the installer can't be used properly anymore.

True, that’s indeed what you described before.

> So I guess the solution to both of these problems would be to force a
> reboot if the installer fails after the cow-store service has been
> started.

Hmm yes, maybe?  Or maybe we can unshare(2) the installer process so it
still sees the original file system layout?  Or, conversely, run the
installation process in a separate name space?

Needs more thought…


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