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jailer - jailer is a script for creating jails from Debian packages
jailer <jailer.conf> <jail identifier>
is a script for creating chrooted environments for Debian packages.
Jailer deals only with Debian packages, which should be installed
to your Debian system.
Do not configure your daemon inside your jail, because the
script will wipe out all the data inside the jail. If you would
like to change any settings inside the jail, make the changes in the
original location and then run
. This makes it possible to place a jail even to a ramdisk.
The configuration file which contains the settings of the new chrooted
environment. For further information see
man 5 jailer.conf
identifier which determines which jail will be created. This identifier
has to be defiend in