bsdinstall to jail aborted (9.0-RELEASE-p3, amd64)

Darren Baginski kickbsd at
Sun Jul 29 00:57:46 UTC 2012

29.07.2012, 00:29, "Matthias Petermann" <matthias at>:
> Hi Darren,
> thanks for diving into the issue. I looked through the mentioned places in the bsdinstall code and understand it now.
> On Sat, 28 Jul 2012 17:24:48 +0400
> Darren Baginski <kickbsd at> wrote:
>>  I thing release/arch selection has to be a part of the installer, either directly or via environment variables.
> Yes, I think so too. I guess there usually no FTP directories created for patch level releases like 9.0-RELEASE-p3? Your proposal to introduce a new environment variable like TARGET makes sense. This could work like an override - when it is not set it can fall back to the default (using uname -r which makes sense for the installation media).
> Should I file a PR or did you already?

No, feel free to open if you feel it needed.
I would say it's more a feature request, but without it, bsdinstall not
usable on non release environments.

> Thanks,
> Matthias
> --
> Matthias Petermann <matthias at>

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