updating ezjails with freebsd-update

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Aug 25 18:41:57 UTC 2014

(Pardon the thread breakage, I did not receive the original and am 
quoting from 

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com wrote:

> Warren Block wrote:
>> On Sun, 24 Aug 2014, doug at safeport.com wrote:
>>> On Sun, 24 Aug 2014, Fbsd8 wrote:
>>>> You can disregard most of that new handbook jail ezjail section.
>> Thanks for your input.  I can assure you that the document was 
>> reviewed by members of the freebsd-doc mailing list, on IRC, and in 
>> private email.  Mistakes and omissions were found and corrected. 
>> It's not perfect, but serves the purpose of an overview of using 
>> ezjail.  It also serves a second purpose, showing how to set up 
>> bind99 in a jail.  This quick overview of a jailed BIND is useful for 
>> those wishing to improve BIND security now that the old chroot option 
>> is not available in the port.

> I emailed you off list about the items voiced here and as the 
> resulting handbook shows you still went ahead and published it anyway 
> with all the mis-leading information included.

Sorry, I did not receive that message due to a years-old killfile entry 
labeled "proud top-poster".  It's the same reason I do not see your 
posts to the mailing lists unless someone else quotes them.

As far as a qjail document, I do not use qjail and generally have found 
it to be a mistake to work on documents I cannot test directly.

I suggested a search on the relationship between ezjail and qjail to 
show that your involvement with qjail might bias your suggestions.  That 
involvement was not mentioned in the response I saw.  If I missed it, I 

For completeness, I have not been involved in the development of ezjail 
or any other jail utility.  I recently suggested some minor changes and 
additions to ezjail, although none of those changes have been included 

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