packages with security vulnerabilities

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jan 21 22:09:42 PST 2008

P Bielecki wrote:
> On Jan 22, 2008 12:23 AM, P Bielecki <pawciobiel at> wrote:
>> On Jan 21, 2008 11:57 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
>>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>> I still don't understand what you claim is the problem :)  We do not
>>>> specially update packages like perl; rather, *every* package is
>>>> frequently rebuilt and updated.
>>> If I understood the question correctly, I think the OP is asking about
>>> the frequency of rebuilding packages with security updates. In which
>>> case your answer is still correct, but leads to a new question, which is
>>> would it be possible to trigger an update for a port that has a security
>>> update sooner?
>>> Doug
> Kris,
> That's exactly what I wanted to ask.
> Thanks Doug.

Unfortunately it's not really feasible.  They will usually be updated 
within days anyway, on the normal schedule.


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