[nycbug-talk] Syntax question porteasy + freebsd.nycbug.org

Marco Scoffier marco at metm.org
Tue Nov 14 11:33:56 EST 2006

On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 11:03:28AM -0500, Marc Spitzer wrote:
>Another alternitive is to mount /usr/ports via nfs and have a full
>tree sitting in one place and just mount it to build stuff.
>/etc/make.conf and /var/db/pkg would be in the jail so all config info
>would stay in the jail.  Make and install your ports and unmount the
>FS, cant get much leaner then that.

I like this idea also (not incompatible with porteasy BTW).

I was going to try to mount a single /usr/ports dir from multiple jails,
on a server I am bringing online in the next week or so.  It will
replace several other boxes and it would be real nice to only keep one
tree updated.

Is NFS the way to go? I was looking at the null mount examples here:



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