nullfs and NFS the only options ?
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Jan 23 12:36:34 EST 2011
On 1/23/11 5:55 AM, Chris Rees wrote:
> Hi all again,
> I've been looking at the code for mounting Portstrees and Jails; is
> there a reason
> we couldn't add a -symlink option to do away with the need to use
> mount? I'm only
> asking because it's a real hindrance to installing in a FreeBSD Jail
> having to use mount.
> I'm sure I'm overlooking something simple, so before I try to make a
> patch tell me what i've
A Jail is a chroot. This is more or less a separate instance of the
userland to isolate the port build into its own environment. There is
no way to symlink from the host into this chroot. You need to mount,
and the only way to do that is with NFS or nullfs.
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