Building NanoBSD with ports and packages

Olivier Gautherot ogautherot at
Sat Apr 21 03:46:28 UTC 2007

Hi Jordan!

On Friday 20 April 2007 22:35, Jordan Coleman wrote:
> [...]
> I'm wondering, is it possible/practical/safe to do port "make 
> install"s inside the chroot to avoid having to have pre-built
> packages?  Is there a simpler way?

I don't have first-hand experience with NanoBSD but jails did
miracles with FreeSBIE. It is definitely worth a try as long as
your target machine uses the same architecture as your host
(avoid compiling mplayer with optimized flags on an AMD64
if your target is a i486, for instance...)

Olivier Gautherot
Email:    olivier at
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