Recent massive port update.
jhell at DataIX.net
Sat Feb 6 06:21:15 UTC 2010
On Fri, 5 Feb 2010 22:59, mezz7@ wrote:
> On Fri, 05 Feb 2010 21:42:09 -0600, jhell <jhell at dataix.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, 5 Feb 2010 17:50, ertr1013@ wrote:
>>> On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 06:25:42PM +0300, cvs-src at yandex.ru wrote:
>>>> Hi there.
>>>> I see some massive port update in past hours, but not see what the
>>>> reason of it (nor on freebsd-ports@, nor on freshports.org). Can
>>>> anybody shed the light what was changed?
>>> The graphics/jpeg port was updated such that the version number of
>>> libjpeg.so was increased. This necessitated a revision bump in all the
>>> ports that depend on graphics/jpeg. There are *many* such ports.
>>>> [root at smeshariki2 ~]# portsnap fetch
>>>> Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 3 mirrors found.
>>>> Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap1.FreeBSD.org... done.
>>>> Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
>>>> Updating from Fri Feb 5 06:44:34 MSK 2010 to Fri Feb 5 15:57:40 MSK
>>>> Fetching 4 metadata patches... done.
>>>> Applying metadata patches... done.
>>>> Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
>>>> Fetching 4282 patches.....
>> I could have swore that I recently heard an announcement that barred this
>> type of activity until after 7.3-RELEASE was made....
> Read this:
>> Guess that doesn't stand for everything.
> Stick to package if you can't handle it.
Is this just one package that I'm allowed or can I use packages too ? ;)
Insightful. I don't see how this warranted that I can't handle it but hey
to each his own opinion.
It's a question.
>> Was there some type of security concern that caused this bump of jpeg in
>> the first place or was it just a creeping featurism?
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