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Date:      Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:30:57 +0200
From:      Andrea Venturoli <>
Subject:   Re: Best practices about Jails
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On 04/04/12 16:06, Fbsd8 wrote:

> This is overkill. I single ports tree on the host is fine. Matter of
> fact I use packages for everything accept for php which I have to
> compile in apache module. I even pre-install all of php's dependents as
> packages before doing "make install" on the php port. As far as
> portsclean goes its only for the paranoid.

Ok, I've gone this way.

> If you dont have full ports tree in the jail then no need for portaudit
> in the jail.

Portaudit doesn't check the port tree; it checks installed ports.

> Best practices is not to create a jail environment by hand as documented
> in the Freebsd handbook. The port utility qjail simplifies and automates
> the process to the point where you dont even have to know about the jail
> command. use the port version for 8.x & 9.0

I've had a look at qjail; it seems very simliar to ezjails, which I used 
(I didn't do jails by hand).

  bye & Thanks

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