On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 19:42 +0300, Jan Klod wrote:
> I am about to install Alpine right now, but I am unsure about how should I do.
> It would be best to have development environment for my Alpine system
> and "production" OS.
> Sure, I am new to Alpine, so maybe it's better to ask you how should I begin?
Normally you just boot the production system from usb/cf, install the
things you need and configure your services. Then you just "lbu commit"
and you're done.
The lbu commit will create an .apkovl.tar.gz file with your changed /etc
> I will have to build my own kernel and some extra apps, that are not
> Advices are welcome...
aw... unfortunally its a cumbersome process to get that part started.
But once youre started its failry easy to maintain it. I import new
packages from gentoo and make a release every 2 weeks.
You can download the latest alpine-sdk, which is a gentoo chroot. You
can either install that as a vserver (if you use vserver) or you can
just chroot into it.
>From there you need to get the portage tree (emerge --sync), the
alpine-portage overlay and finally the alpine-builder scripts.
You can try follow this:
I think its slightly outdated, but I can help you get it running from
IRC on Freenode #alpine if you want, or you can ask here when you get
That said, I'm serisouly thinking about simplifying the alpine building
by build it without gentoo.
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Received on Mon Oct 27 2008 - 15:32:36 UTC