Hack to sysctl kern.osreldate, for ports cluster

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Jan 8 12:20:52 PST 2005

On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 03:10:59PM -0500, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 11:21:35AM -0800, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > > This hack to sysctl which I provided is not for general use
> > > and should only be used in Kris's chroot'd environment which
> > > he uses to build the ports.
> > 
> > The problem I see with this is that you're forcing other users of
> > chroot's to install the same ugly hack.
> Well, Kris's chroot'd environment already has a dummy uname
> (according to http://pointyhat.freebsd.org/errorlogs/ ),
> so why not a dummy sysctl?

I think I'd prefer to use a shell script wrapper around the real
sysctl than to maintain local patches in every source tree I carry

Thanks for looking at this though.

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