Periodic email about security notifications

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sun May 4 08:24:55 PDT 2003

On 2003-05-05 00:02, Makoto Matsushita <matusita at> wrote:
> keramida> The following script for /etc/periodic/security implements
> keramida> exactly this idea.  It depends on lynx(1) to run, which
> keramida> isn't part of the base system, so I'm not sure if it's ok to
> keramida> add it to the base system at all.
> How 'bout putting this script into lynx ports, installing it under
> ${PREFIX}/etc/periodic/security ?

I have a new version now, thanks to Brian Ledbetter, that only uses
tools from the base system.  Since it seems that at least 3-4 people
liked this, I'll clean it up, merge some great suggestions from Brian,
and ask the security-officer people if they want me to commit it :-)

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