FreeBSD Update is the binary update solution [Re: HEADS UP: Release schedule for 2006]

Erich Dollansky oceanare at
Sat Dec 17 19:07:47 PST 2005


Scott Long wrote:
> Peter Jeremy wrote:
>> I think FreeBSD Update shows the way forward but IMHO there needs to
>> be an "official" binary update tool accessible from
> FreeBSD Update was written by, and is continuously maintained by the
> actual FreeBSD Security Officer.  It's as official as it gets.  If
> the only barrier to acceptance is that it's not distributed from the
> domain, then a) that's a silly argument, and b) it's easily
> solvable so long as Colin agrees.
isn't this the problem Microsoft faces all the while when users download 
the latest security patch from somewhere in the Internet?

Teaching water and drinking wine?


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