use unionfs to build packages?
I've just read this thread and I am wondering if unionfs might be an interesting and painless way to build packages. It would go like this:
What do you think?
Using unionfs would lengthen the install times a bit, and I do like the way that you can get a file listing from the package with tools bundled in every linux distro out there (ie: tar -tzf package.tgz). You can even manually install by untarring to the desired directory and running the install script in a chroot.
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