Jails and freebsd-update

Boris Samorodov bsam at ipt.ru
Mon Oct 8 11:56:36 PDT 2007

On Sun, 07 Oct 2007 18:13:34 -0400 Vinny wrote:

> I'm setting up a server for mail and web.  I want to
> put each in their own jail on a host system.  I have installed
> 6.2-Release on the host and successfully used freebsd-update
> to grab up to -p8.  So far so good.

> Now, I was going to install the jails using the standard
> way (man jail):

> JAIL=/path/to/jail
> cd /usr/src
> mkdir -p $JAIL
> make world DESTDIR=$JAIL
> make distribution DESTDIR=$JAIL

> and so forth.

> But then it occurred to me that freebsd-update says
> it only works on installations that haven't been
> built from source.

> My question then is how can I use freebsd-update with
> jails?

> Thanks for any help.

Seems that you are looking for sysutils/ezjail.


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