Network namespaces in FreeBSD

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Thu Dec 24 22:57:49 UTC 2020

On Thu, 24 Dec 2020 13:32:10 -0800
Ihor Antonov <ihor at> wrote:

> On 12/24/20 12:19 PM, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:

> > pkg jail nginx --jail webserver-3 --ip4addr ...
> > 
> > 	and obtain a jail with just enough in it to run nginx (or
> > whatever package you choose) and nothing else - by that I mean not a
> > base system with the necessary packages but a system stripped of
> > everything but the dependencies of the application - if the application
> > doesn't need ls then ls isn't there.
> > 
> Yes, that too.
> In linux world there is such a ting [1] and it is quite interesting, 

	Not quite - AIUI those are manually constructed docker images, what
I was thinking of was an extension to pkg to *automatically* create that
minimal environment possibly with the aid of hints (as few as possible).

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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