Updating poudriere jail

George Hartzell hartzell at alerce.com
Fri Nov 8 17:12:28 UTC 2019

Jerry writes:
 > I currently have poudriere running on a FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE-p11
 > system. I am going to use "freebsd-update" to update the system to
 > FreeBSD 12.1.
 > My question is what is the prope way to update the poudriere jail. I
 > was thinking I could do this:
 > 	poudriere jails -c -j releng_12.1 -v 12.1-RELEASE
 > Then when I run poudriere to update my ports, I would just reference
 > "releng-12.1" as the jail.
 > Is this correct? I really do not want to hose my system. I don't have
 > the time to rebuild it from scratch.

That's essentially what I did (created a new jail), although I manage
it via reallyenglish's ansible role:

The wheels haven't fallen off (yet).


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