FreeBSD 11.0-BETA4 Now Available

Glen Barber gjb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Aug 8 18:24:10 UTC 2016


On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 11:22:27AM -0700, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
> 
> 
> 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 0x20.net> 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:
> >>>>>>>>-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> >>>>>>>>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.
> >
> >
> 
> 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.

Agreed on both counts.

Glen

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