Commit 600e4cc0 authored by Richard Mortier's avatar Richard Mortier

readme: document `sudo` issue and fix

Signed-off-by: Richard Mortier's avatarRichard Mortier <>
parent 64e752d2
......@@ -40,6 +40,18 @@ On invocation from within an `aports/` tree, the script will determine the root
Per normal usage, if you use the `-K` switch, then the build, source, etc directories will be left alone on completion. If you then invoke as `dabuild build`, then the source will not be re-fetched -- useful when you wish to edit the source to debug a package build.
## `sudo: effective uid is not 0`
If you see an error such as
``` shell
sudo: effective uid is not 0, is /usr/bin/sudo on a file system with the 'nosuid' option set or an NFS file system without root privileges
...when running on a non-native architecture, then it is likely that the configuration flags for `binfmt_misc` (by which Docker automatically invokes `qemu` to support non-native architecture containers) are not correct. Edit the `binfmt` configuration, `/usr/bin/binfmt.d/${arch}.conf` (<>) to change the flag to `OCF`.
Observed on ArchLinux by `@z3ntu`, reported and fixed [docker-abuild#47](
## Known Issues
* Docker doesn't support IPv6 well, so if a package's tests make use of IPv6 they may well fail. Observed with `community/libgdata` and [fixed](
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