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Re: [ezjail] flavours pitfall



Michiel Detailleur wrote:
> The problem however turned out not to be with my novel, still unofficial
> method, but with my custom flavour! I wanted to have som default files
> for new users in my jails, so I created a usr/share/skel directory in my
> flavour in which I put all my customized dot files. Big mistake
> apperantly, since in ezjail jails usr/share is a symlink to
> /basejail/usr/share. And it got overriden by my usr/share directory in
> my custom flavour! So when I started my jail, it missed a big and
> important part of its base system!

Thanks for finding this and reporting it!

> Of course, I have my 'make' problem solved now, but I still want my
> custom skeleton files... I guess I have no other option then to put them
> in the basejail, right? All ezjails will then have to same skeleton
> files, regardless of flavour, but I guess I can live with that...

What about /usr/local/share? Should be the correct path for third-party
stuff you add to your freebsd system.

greetings,
philipp