Simultaneous portupgrade in 2 jails -> compilation problem?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jun 5 07:19:25 PDT 2006

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 09:21:50AM +0200, Philippe Lang wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running FreeBSD 6.0 / jails as a VPS server.
> I've just tried doing a portupgrade of mysql-server in 2 jails simultaneously, and I noticed compilations problems. The problem must be due to the fact ports are only available on the base machine, and mounted in every jail, at /usr/ports.
> Is there a way to avoid that, without having to manage a private /usr/ports in each jail?

Set WRKDIRPREFIX to build them outside of /usr/ports.

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