poudriere hooks

zi0r suggested I use hooks to accomplish my patches-outside-distfiles question. In this post: FreeBSD 12.0 poudriere 3.3.2 I started reading the documentation and played with the supplied sample files in /usr/local/etc/poudriere.d/hooks. For background, see FreeBSD custom port patches when using poudriere. Eventually I came up with this solution: mkdir during the start phase mount during […]


I was asked why I was exasperated with iocage: This is the list of issues where I found my name. A given issue may be listed multiple times. Oct 2017 – iocage upgrade is looping: https://github.com/iocage/iocage/issues/399 Jun 2018 – cannot run ‘iocage start’ from my home dir: https://github.com/iocage/iocage/issues/567 Aug 2018 – entries in fstab disappear: […]

Double timestamps in logs

I noticed some double timestamps in my logs recently. They started just after I upgraded the host to FreeBSD 12, but I am not convinced they are related. This is from /var/log/messsages: Jan 22 21:41:40 knew 1 2019-01-22T21:41:40.760533+00:00 knew.int.unixathome.org pkg 89351 – – py36-iocage-devel upgraded:,1 ->,1 They started late yesterday, this is from […]


For future reference, this is the knew server … oh wait, I think it’s this server which is was mounted in the 4U chassis mentioned in this post. It runs a few jails, including Bacula regression testing services. It is now mounted in a SuperChassis 846E16-R1200B This recent post outlines the modifications so it boots […]