Vulnerability check disabled

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Wed Feb 4 14:58:38 PST 2004

On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 17:52, Paul Andrews wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to determine whether or not this is a problem. I installed FreeBSD 4.9 today and just cvsup the latest ports tree. Now whenever I try to build any port before it started to download any of the files I get the following error:
> "===> Vulnerability check disabled"
> I have another FreeBSD 4.9 book that I have yet to up-date the tree on, and I do not get the above message. Is this something I should be concerned about or can it be safely ignore, or is this a larger issue?

This message was added last night as part of a change to allow for
dynamic port vulnerability checks if you have security/portaudit port
installed.  The message you see indicates this port is not installed,
and you really shouldn't be alarmed.


> Please reply to both the mailing list and to me directly, thanks.
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> Paul Andrews
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