misc/150098: Jail names

cc cpt_complain at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 29 22:40:03 UTC 2010


>Number:         150098
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       Jail names
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Aug 29 22:40:03 UTC 2010
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     cc
>Release:        8.0 Release
>Organization:
>Environment:
>Description:
It should be mentioned in the Handbook

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/jails.html

and the man pages

http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=jail&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+8.1-RELEASE&format=html

that jail names should contain only numbers or letters.
Special characters and punctuation will confuse the parser.
>How-To-Repeat:
Try to create a jail with the name, for instance, jail-bird or jail_bird.
The initialization file rc.conf will produce error messages at boot time.
>Fix:


>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:


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