Portsnap is now in the base system
ari at suutari.iki.fi
Tue Jan 17 00:29:33 PST 2006
Jos Backus wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 02:16:16PM +0200, Ari Suutari wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 09 August 2005 12:04, Colin Percival wrote:
>>>> About 12 hours ago I committed portsnap to HEAD. From the commit log:
>>>> Add portsnap to the base system. This is a secure, easy to use,
>>>> fast, lightweight, and generally good way for users to keep their
>>>> ports trees up to date.
>> Is there an utility (cvsup-replacement) like this for base system sources ?
> See csup: http://mu.org/~mux/csup.html. But it's not ready yet.
But isn't this just a clone of cvsup written in C ? I was mostly
after security mentioned with portsnap (using openssl to sign
updates sounds good to me).
I usually use one of cvsup mirrors and have sometimes been thinking
what would happen if someone puts some kind of eval code to cvsup
mirror's base system code...
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