Periodic email about security notifications
setantae at submonkey.net
Mon May 5 12:47:38 PDT 2003
On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 01:18:14AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2003-05-04 11:31, "Jacques A. Vidrine" <nectar at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 11:49:38PM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> A friend asked me a while ago on IRC if it was possible to receive
> >> periodic email notifications with new security advisories.
> >> The following script for /etc/periodic/security implements exactly this
> >> idea. It depends on lynx(1) to run, which isn't part of the base
> >> system, so I'm not sure if it's ok to add it to the base system at all.
> >> Here it is for anyone who might find it useful though:
> > Hey, that's great, Giorgos!
> > But how come you are not using www/en/security/advisories.xml ?
> The XML file might not be available locally, and it isn't available
> online unless I do funny stuff with cvsweb.
There's no reason why we couldn't install as part of the web build it if it
makes things easier though.
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