UPDATING and security updates.
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Apr 15 11:41:44 PDT 2005
jimmie james <jimmiejaz at gmail.com> writes:
> Curious why there's no mention of any security issues in
> /usr/src/UPDATING on 4.11-STABLE systems, but browsing the cvs-src,
> there's notes in RELENG_4_10, RELENG_4_11, Branch: RELENG_5_3?
> Wouldn't it make sense to note it in all affected releases?
I don't think so. It's already mentioned in a lot of places, and
UPDATING is imposing enough as it is; I think that keeping UPDATING
just for tracking issues you need to bear in mind for actually *doing*
the update of your system.
> Yes, I'm subscribed to the relevent lists, however, having an offical
> tracking of these issues, would help in knowing what patch was applied
> when, and the reason.
Absolutely. That place is:
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