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LXC-ATTACH(1) General Commands Manual LXC-ATTACH(1)
" "LAVA"

lxc-attach - mock lxc-attach command used by LAVA

Mocks lxc-attach command used by Linaro Automated Validation Architecture (LAVA). LXC is Linux Containers userspace tools. lxc-attach does not use LXC. It is part of lava-lxc-mocker, which mocks some of the LXC commands used by LAVA.

lxc-attach {-n name} [-- command]

Use container identifier NAME. The container identifier format is an alphanumeric string. This argument is required, but not used.

optional argument:

When no COMMAND is specified, then opens up a shell.

lxc-attach accepts the above options. Any other option specified other than the above, will be ignored.

lxc-attach -n container -- apt-get -y -q update

The above will run "apt-get -y -q update" directly on the host.

lxc-attach -n container

The commands provided by lava-lxc-mocker are simple shell scripts that use the same command names mocking some LXC commands and does not use LXC. lava-lxc-mocker commands still need to be executed in the same sequence as a typical LXC operation. In particular, once a container has been created, that container needs to be destroyed to clean up the symlinks and other artifacts.

lava-lxc-mocker(7), lxc-create(1), lxc-destroy(1), lxc-device(1), lxc-info(1), lxc-start(1), lxc-stop(1)

Released under the MIT License:

Senthil Kumaran S <>

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March 31, 2019 2019.01