The future of portmaster

George Mitchell george+freebsd at
Thu Feb 16 20:40:50 UTC 2017

On 02/16/17 15:33, Baho Utot wrote:
> On 02/16/17 14:01, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Baho Utot <baho-utot at> writes:
>>> On 02/16/17 06:08, Luca Pizzamiglio wrote:
>>>> I'm looking for constructive critics, feedbacks, anything that can
>>>> help me to make portmaster an actively maintained and used tool.
>>> If you can have it build in a clean chroot or jail then you'll get my
>>> attention
>> What kind of special support?
>> I use it with a chroot that mounts /usr/ports (and src) read-only, and
>> aside from the initial base system install, it took about fifteen
>> minutes to set up.
> Using chroot or jails to build each individual package
> [...]

While I understand the interest in chroot/jails as an optional
feature, I hope it doesn't become required.  The current non-use
of chroot/jails is, for me, a feature -- not a bug.    -- George

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