new to tinderbox
freebsd08 at dfwlp.com
Tue Jan 22 11:33:03 EST 2008
Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 09:48 -0600, Jonathan Horne wrote:
>> greetings all,
>> im working on getting my tinderbox server set up. i have some questions about
>> what tinderbox does, and does not do.
>> first, does tinderbox build only ports? or can it also maintain world/kernels
>> as well?
> It only operates on ports. There is a separate, unrelated Tinderbox
> project that deals with kernel and world (i.e. the FreeBSD OS).
>> second, im trying to get a grip on whats the overall best method to keeping
>> everything updated. i build a world/ports pair for RELENG_7_0, and am at
>> this moment building one for RELENG_6_3. eventually, its a given that they
>> will both be updated to pX. when that happens, what the method of updating
>> the source trees? (and ports too?) or am i sawing this tree down from the
>> wrong side here?
> You will want to create Tinderbox Jails (basically snapshots of the OS)
> with the required security branch tag (e.g. RELENG_6_3). Then, when
> patches are committed to that branch, just run mkjail JAIL (e.g. if your
> Jail is named "6.3" then run "mkjail 6.3"). It's a similar thing for
> PortsTrees. If you have a PortsTree called "FreeBSD," just run "tc
> updatePortsTree -p FreeBSD" to sync it.
> Both of these commands requires that you created your Jail and PortsTree
> objects with an update command (typically this will be CVSUP).
hi joe, thanks for the reply.
after a port is updated in the ports tree, so far, ive not seen what
method causes the port to rebuild and update in the tinderbox. does
this happen automatically if im using tinderd?
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