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Date:      Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:39:29 -0800
From:      George Hartzell <>
Subject:   Re: Technological advantages over Linux
Message-ID:  <24136.15073.25870.92500@alice.local>
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Steve O'Hara-Smith writes:
 > On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:38:18 +0700
 > Victor Sudakov <> wrote:
 > > But jails lack a repository of ready-made containers with applications.
 > 	True - but there's never been anything to prevent setting one up,
 > iocage has export, import, rename and snapshot which should provide the
 > necessary core.

They're not quite the same as Docker images, but the iocage jail
manager supports "plugins",  They're canned
instructions for building an image for a particular application, not
ready-made images, but they work similarly.

FreeNAS/ixSystem supports a set of about 30 and there's a repository
for community plugins:

There's a nice, recent tutorial that covers creating plugins over on
the FreeNAS blog site:


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