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Date:      Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:45:58 -0500 (EST)
From:      DTD <doug@safeport.com>
To:        Ernie Luzar <luzar722@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: ezjail problem
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1611141423580.76845@bucksport.safeport.com>
In-Reply-To: <582A02DC.2020100@gmail.com>
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On Mon, 14 Nov 2016, Ernie Luzar wrote:

> doug wrote:
>> I am using ezjail-3.4.2. Changing the jail dir as defined by ezjail_jaildir 
>> in /usr/local/etc/ezjail.conf does not work. Install does not honor this 
>> change. This is easy enough to get around with a symlink. Am I missing 
>> something here?
>> 
>> There is no option to construct the base jail without a buildworld having 
>> been done. Is there a technical reason for this?
>> 
>> Thanks as always for any thought.
>> 
>> DougD
>> 
>
> If I read your post correctly, you want to change the default directory 
> location for basejail. IIRC ezjail has a default config file where you can 
> change the default basejail location. First change this file and then issue 
> the install option to generate the basejail from the RELEASE version that 
> matches what your running on the host.
>
> If that is not what you are trying to do then you have to post a better 
> description of what your trying to do.

Mistake was all mine. I had a dumb error in changing ezjail.conf. Thanks.

My other question remains. Does having the jail have (potentially) a different 
userland than the host provide some functionality? I have always assumed the 
entire system needed to be updated at the same time. In any case the userland 
can/should not be a different release.

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Douglas Denault
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