Ports upgrade within Jail

Edwin Groothuis edwin at mavetju.org
Thu Aug 7 11:45:45 UTC 2008

> Will i encounter problems if i just upgrade my ports using portsnap and
> portmaster? or will those tools be aware of the version my base system
> is and only use ports that are made for this version?

The components of your jail are totally seperate from the host. You
can use portsnap, or cvsup, or csup (can you? not sure) to update
*your* ports collection.

Only things which won't work are kernel drivers etc, you can't load
them. But for the rest, no problem at all.


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