[PC-BSD Testing] question about ports

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Tue Nov 3 12:26:31 PST 2009

> > Now that we have Ports Console, will System Manager still be used to Fetch Ports? I just tried on the
> > latest ISO and it didn't get installed to the jail. Is this a work in progress or will there be another
> > utility that will be used to add /usr/ports to the jail?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Dru
> > !DSPAM:1,4aef4a9f15312049164005!
> >
> I haven't gotten around to figuring out how that'll work yet :)
> Right now as you've seen, it only extracts your systems regular /usr/ports tree, and your port console
> is still empty. Here's some of the possible solutions, feel free to chime in and let me know what
> you guys think would work best:
> * Setup system manager to provide option to select if you want to install into the ports console or
> the base system
> * Default to only extracting ports into the ports console, since you probably shouldn't be building
> ports on the main tree anyway
> * Do some nullfs mount of /usr/ports to into the port jail, so they can share
> Any ideas on which one would work best or be ideal for us?

My vote is to extract only to ports console since I've consistently warned users to only  play with ports in there. Unless someone has an option #4.


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