[nycbug-talk] newbie: ports into a jail

Dru dlavigne6
Thu Jun 23 12:49:44 EDT 2005

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Marco Scoffier wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 12:20:55PM -0400, Dru wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, pete wright wrote:
>>>> If you have a full os avalable in your jail then just install the
>>>> ports tree and make your packages and be done with it.  You can always
>>>> remove ports when you are done.
>>> also, I would check out Dru's BSDHacks book.  There is a section in
>>> there on installing a Port w/o a port tree which seems ideally suited
>>> for a jail environment.  I think it's hack #82.
>> Since that hack, I've discovered porteasy which I now prefer. I gave a
>> how-to on keeping a system up-to-date with minimal stuff installed at
>> meetBSD in Poland (sorry, didn't get into jails in this how-to). If NYCBUG
>> is interested in hosting the PDF, I can send it for inclusion in the
>> Library. Just tell me who to send the attachment to.
> Wow,  that sounds perfect Dru.  Installing porteasy right now.
> The whole point of using ports was to keep the system up-to-date, even
> the jails.
> I think that the prefered method for getting docs into the library is to
> use the submission form on the website then it gets put into the right
> place for inclusion into the library, and everyone is happy.

Okay, submitted and waiting approval by the powers-that-be. The part 
you're interested in Marco starts at the bottom of page 9. It's really 
cool using portupgrade without the entire ports tree :-)


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