To track or not to track
chris at chrismaness.com
Fri Mar 10 05:15:57 UTC 2006
>> I just wanted to get pros and cons for tracking the whole port tree
>> on a production server.
>> Any opinions?
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Derek Ragona wrote:
> I will use a CVS tag to update a release for any officially reported
> security issues. You can look up the right tags here:
> However, with production boxes, I have either non-production boxes I
> update first to test the release, or secondary production boxes I
> update first.
> I only update these systems if the security issue will effect the
> use. For instance, if it is an issue with ipfw, but I am not using
> that on a box, I don't bother to update it.
> Hope this helps,
Are you using these tags for the ports or the base system + userland? I
love the way that I can track the security/bug fixes by tracking a
branch of the code for the src directory. It would be nice if ports
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