FreeBSD Update for sparc64

Alexandre Vieira nullpt at
Fri Mar 9 11:28:01 UTC 2007

On 3/8/07, Colin Percival <cperciva at> wrote:
> Hello sparc64ers,
> The FreeBSD Security Team has access to some sparc64 hardware and we're
> debating
> using this to make FreeBSD Update work on the sparc64
> platform.  Unfortunately
> the words "fast" and "sparc64" don't seem to go together very well, so
> FreeBSD
> Update builds take rather longer on sparc64 than they do on i386 or
> amd64.  In
> many cases, we will not want to delay sending out a security advisory in
> order
> to wait for sparc64 builds to complete.
> Would you find it useful to have FreeBSD Update working for sparc64 if you
> often
> had to wait 24 hours or more after a security advisory went out before
> FreeBSD
> Update could fetch patches for you?
> Colin Percival
> FreeBSD Security Officer
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Yes me and my Netra T1 105 beauties would appreciate it :)


Alexandre Vieira - nullpt at

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