Re: Cacti 1.2.17

From: Rodrigo Osorio <>
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 12:00:17 UTC
On 6/1/21 11:06 AM, Li-Wen Hsu wrote:
> On Mon, May 31, 2021 at 10:55 PM Andrea Venturoli <> wrote:
>> Hello.
>> Sorry to bother...
>> Cacti was recently upgraded, fixing some security issues.
>> Are you working on updating the port?
>> Is this something trivial I could do myself? Or perhaps you already
>> tried and there's some showstopper?
> This seems like a minor version update, which *might* be easy, but
> computers usually surprise humans.
> I would suggest you start with trying to update the version number in
> Makefile, and distinfo file (`make makesum`), then checking if the
> patches are still valid. Then build, install and test.
> The full document is at 
> Best,
> Li-Wen

I open an issue this morning with a patch to upgrade cacti,
and I can confirm that as expected the update wasn't that
easy at least for a first try.

Andrea, I didn't test that much the resulting package so feel
free to grab the patch, test it, and give us your feedback on
the PR. BTW Let us know if you need some help building the

This is the PR link for cacti:

All the best,
-- rodrigo