FreeBSD 11.0-BETA4 Now Available

Nathan Whitehorn nwhitehorn at
Mon Aug 8 18:22:31 UTC 2016

On 08/08/16 10:56, Glen Barber wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 10:53:26AM -0700, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
>> On 08/08/16 10:43, Lars Engels wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 10:15:07AM -0700, Devin Teske wrote:
>>>>> On Aug 8, 2016, at 8:02 AM, Lars Engels <lars.engels at> wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 02:44:05PM +0000, Glen Barber wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 10:48:30AM +0200, Lars Engels wrote:
>>>>>>> On Sat, Aug 06, 2016 at 09:05:26PM +0000, Glen Barber wrote:
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>>>>>>>> o The new system hardening options have been fixed to avoid overwriting
>>>>>>>>   other options selected during install time.
>>>>>>> Can those options also get added to "bsdconfig"?
>>>>>> You would have to ask the bsdconfig maintainer(s).
>>>>> Cc'ing dteske.
>>>> What aspects of bsdconfig need updating?
>>> bsdinstall has a new "hardening" module. AFAIK bsdinstall and bsdconfig
>>> share a lot of code, so bsdconfig should probably also offer the
>>> "hardening" module.
>> The hardening module should probably just be a part of bsdconfig, actually,
>> and an option to open bsdconfig be an option at the end of the installer.
> In order for that to be an option, I'd strongly suggest updating
> bsdconfig to properly detect packages on the DVD (which it has not since
> 10.0-RELEASE), as it makes too many incorrect assumptions.
> Glen

It's way too late for this for 11.0. I was just making a general 
statement. I think things are fine as they are for the upcoming release.

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