Network namespaces in FreeBSD

John Levine johnl at
Fri Dec 25 00:04:33 UTC 2020

In article <20201224225743.5fbea1299f1d76c4af877668 at> you write:
>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 ...

>	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).

That is a great idea but getting the dependencies right would be
daunting.  Ports are allowed to use anything in the base system,
even though most of them only use a small fraction of it.

It would also be nice if it were easier to set up jails to share the
read-only parts of the base system since that would make your dependencies
the same as the port's.


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