Best practise for handling ports tree with iocage managed basejails

nimo

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Hi,

What's the best practise to handle the prots tree with iocage managed basejails?

Currently I am manually nullfs mounting the host systems /usr/ports everytime I need it in each jail, but as the number of jails are growing this feels more and more cumbersome.


Please advice!


Thanks in advance!
 

SirDice

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You could NFS mount them or add it to each jail's /etc/fstab.<jail> so it's automatically mounted when you start a jail.
 

chrbr

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Dear SirDice,
this sounds interesting. Currently I have lines as
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/usr/local/poudriere/ports/local /usr/jails/playground/usr/ports nullfs rw late 0 0
in my /etc/fstab. How should it appear in playgrounds jail?
 

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Exactly the same. You can mount them read-only if you want. You just have to make sure WRKDIRPREFIX is set to somewhere the jail can write.
 
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