[PC-BSD Testing] ports jail weirdisms

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Wed Jan 6 11:24:01 PST 2010



> > Is there some kind of background script that affects the ports jail?
> >
> > I manually downloaded ports.tar.gz and untarred it to /usr (within the ports jail). About an hour later, both /usr/ports and /usr/ports.tar.gz had disappeared (the ports jail was running the entire time). Restarting ports jail did not make the files magically reappear...
> >
> > FWIW, I came across a similar error a few weeks back but figured it was just an anomaly.
> 
> That's a new one to me. Once the jail is started, there shouldn't be any 
> scripts / processes touching it at all. Can you easily duplicate it?


It seems to be hit and miss. e.g. I can run ports jail for weeks with no probs, then have everything disappear out of the blue. Anyone else ever run across this?

Cheers,

Dru
 		 	   		  
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