SYNOPSISautopkgtest [...] -- chroot [options] [-rgain-root-cmd] /path/to/chroot
DESCRIPTIONautopkgtest-chroot provides an autopkgtest virtualisation server using a chroot install (or similar).
Normally autopkgtest-chroot will be invoked by autopkgtest.
The chroot directory to use must be specified.
- --gain-root|-r gain-root-cmd
can become root (on the host) by prefixing its commands with
The command may consist of several words separated by whitespace,
in which case words other than the first are supplied as additional
arguments to the command; other shell (or other) metacharacters in
are not interpreted or modified by
The actual command to be run as root, and
its arguments, are supplied as additional (separate) arguments to
Root privilege is needed, to successfully run chroot(8), if the chroot to use is specified as an absolute path. The default is not to take any special action when root will be needed, in which case for an absolute path chroot, autopkgtest-chroot must be started as root.
- -d | --debug
Enables debugging output. Probably not hugely interesting.
INPUT, OUTPUT AND EXIT STATUSThe behaviour of autopkgtest-chroot is as described by the AutomatedTesting virtualisation regime specification.
AUTHORS AND COPYRIGHTThis manpage is part of autopkgtest, a tool for testing Debian binary packages. autopkgtest is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Canonical Ltd and others.
See /usr/share/doc/autopkgtest/CREDITS for the list of contributors and full copying conditions.