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Re: [ezjail] ports

On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 10:45:15PM -0500, alexus wrote:
> I just created this jail "b" using ezjail-admin (v3.2)
> b# uname -a
> FreeBSD b 9.0-RC3 FreeBSD 9.0-RC3 #0: Sun Dec  4 08:56:36 UTC 2011
> root AT farrell.cse.buffalo DOT edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
> b# cd /usr/ports
> /usr/ports: No such file or directory.
> b# ls -ld /usr/ports
> lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  19 Jan 10 03:20 /usr/ports -> /basejail/usr/ports
> b#
> I'm trying to understand how does /usr/ports works I see it created a
> symbolic link to /basejail/usr/ports yet /basejail/usr/ports doesn't
> exist inside of jail

It would have, if you had specified '-P' with 'ezjail-admin install'.

You can extract the ports tree to /basejail/usr/ports from the host
machine with:

  portsnap extract -p ${jailsdir}/basejail/usr/ports

Replace 'jailsdir' with the top level 'jails' directory.