-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Jason C. Wells wrote: > I currently use a separate machine to make world and to make and archive > ports and packages. I would like to retire that machine and move that > functionality into a jail. I am due to switch to 7.1 from 6.3 soon. > > I understand that I cannot run divergent kernels in the jails. > > I could still make a 7.1-RELEASE world on a 6.3-RELEASE jail and > installworld into the jail. That would leave me with a very strange > jail system with a new generation system (binaries / libs / includes / > utils / ports) with an old generation kernel. > > The only purpose of the jails is compiling world and installing ports. > The parent system on which the jails reside cannot be made unreliable > due to running the mishmash old/new jails. > > I'll need to run NFS servers and telnet servers inside the jails. > Systems on my network would mount the jail's /usr/obj, /usr/src and > /usr/ports via NFS to facilitate installworld and port upgrades. > > Can I make this work? Am I asking for trouble? > > Thanks, > Jason
Hi Jason, You might want to have a look at Tinderbox: http://tinderbox.marcuscom.com/ This tool helps you build packages in a controlled environment, based on your specified src tree, ports tree and port options. I believe you'll need to install it on at least a 7.1-RELEASE system if you want to build packages for that OS version. I am currently working on a VMware virtual machine that's preinstalled with 8.0-STABLE and Tinderbox so anyone can very easily build packages for 6.3, 7.x and 8.0-STABLE. If you're interested in having a look at that, let me know and I'll tell you when it's ready. Regards, Greg - -- Greg Larkin http://www.FreeBSD.org/ - The Power To Serve http://www.sourcehosting.net/ - Ready. Set. Code. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFIt/LF0sRouByUApARAjAlAJwIGh4nenz4FWS7BZ3KQjQOeNmrRwCfat0C k3eGPiolwHiiv7kBpehrmEI= =zd6A -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"