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Documentation on compiling in container

October 18, 2019 — BarryK

I posted this morning on a compiling exercise conducted within the "console" container:

I have added notes about how to compile source packages in a container, to the "Using Easy Containers" page: 

Note, I could have taken a snapshot of the main desktop, then compiled on the main desktop, however, apart from not wanting to clutter up the main desktop, there may be a problem with Xorg becoming unusable partway through, due to mismatch between Xorg server and the driver versions -- especially as it was a big job and I powered off overnight and continued the next day. 

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