[PC-BSD Testing] [PATCH] [PORTJAIL] Add option to download portjail content

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Tue Oct 18 13:51:03 PDT 2011


On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 03:15:37PM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
> 
> On 10/18/11 14:59, Lars Engels wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 01:49:13PM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
> >>
> >> On 10/18/11 09:22, Lars Engels wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> attached you find a patch that allows one to download and extract a
> >>> portjail from FreeBSD's mirrors.
> >>> It offers the user to build or download the portjail. Sample output:
> >>>
> >>> engels at pts/1 # portjail start
> >>> Error: The portjail is not yet installed! Please run 'portjail init' as
> >> root.
> >>> Do you want to run it now? [y|n] y
> >>> Do you like to download a pre-compiled base jail from a FreeBSD
> mirror via
> >>> FTP/HTTP or do you like to build one from source? Enter d for download or
> >>> b for build from source: [d/b] d
> >>>
> >>> You may enter a mirror server manually, else ftp.freebsd.org is used:
> >> ftp4.de.freebsd.org
> >>>
> >>> Which protocol do you want to use? [ftp/http] http
> >>>
> >>> - 100% of 53 MB 224 kBps 00m00s
> >>>
> >>> Portjail setup finished! Please run 'portjail start' to enable the jail.
> >>>
> >>> Total time : 4:18.46s
> >>> CPU utilisation (percentage) : 18.5%
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> As you can see, this was 4:18 minutes with 224kBps, much faster than
> >> building the portjail
> >>> from scratch. :)
> >>>
> >>> I have only tested it on amd64, please also test it on i386.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers
> >>> Lars
> >>>
> >>>
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> >>
> >> Lars,
> >>
> >> Take a look here:
> >>
> >>
> http://trac.pcbsd.org/browser/pcbsd/current/system-overlay/usr/local/share/pcbsd/scripts/portjail.sh
> >>
> >> I added something similar recently, which fetches the world environment
> >> from the PC-BSD mirrors. Your patch looks more in-depth though, allowing
> >> source builds if the user wants it. Can you re-gen it from the current
> >> version in SVN?
> >
> > Oh, great minds think alike. ;-)
> >
> > I'll see what I can do.
> > Would it be possible to compress the archives with xz(1) instead of
> > bzip2(1)? The resulting archives should be significant smaller.
> >
> >
> 
> I switched it to using xz a while back, but the file extensions are all
> still .tbz. I will need to go through and change those in the future.

I see. Good to know.

Do you think the merged scripts can still make it into 9.0 or do you
like to wait until 9.1?
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