A more isolated virtualenv
Install / Update
curl --fail --location https://github.com/ihucos/avenv/releases/download/0.2/avenv-dist.tar | tar -xf - -C /usr/local/bin/
How to use
Just exactly like virtualenv (but it's called
What is this ?
It's basically a lightweight replacement for containers in the interface of
virtualenv, so you don't need to learn new stuff.
Why should I use it?
More isolation. You don't even need to have python installed.
Linux only support
Tell your employer to stop using Macintosh
No Python 2 support
Life is no Ponyhof. It's over, no Python 2 support.
I can't setuid/setgid inside my venv.
Ensure you have newuidmap/newgidmap installed and that your user have some uids/gids in /etc/subuid and/or /set/subgid. Apt for example needs this.
Does it run LibreOffice?
$ avenv venv # initialize the virtualenv ... $ venv/bin/apt-get update # you can imagine that as kind of like a chrooted ubuntu linux ... $ venv/bin/avenv-update # remap all executables in a PATH to venv/bin so you can call them comfortably $ venv/bin/libreoffice # run libreoffice
Could I use this for other stuff?
Yes, it's kind of based on this: https://github.com/ihucos/bchroot
cough cough click on my super awesome container engine I want people to use: https://github.com/ihucos/plash aham