The future of portmaster

George Mitchell george+freebsd at
Fri Feb 17 13:33:30 UTC 2017

On 02/17/17 02:37, abi wrote:
> 17.02.2017 00:22, Chris H пишет:
>> On Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:48:57 -0500 Baho Utot
>> <baho-utot at> wrote
>>> [...]
>> Hello. You shouldn't have any difficulty accomplishing your goal
>> by simply setting up a jail, and using portmaster within that jail(8).
>> portmaster really doesn't care where it's run. So long as it has
>> everything it needs to accomplish it's job(s). :-)
> From my point of view, jails are overkill. Chroot should be enough and
> it would be nice if portmaster starts building in clean environment.
Some of us might even consider chroot overkill.  I'm fine with a
chroot option, but let's not turn portmaster into something that
unconditionally requires more resources than the underlying build
needs.                                                  -- George

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