Recent massive port update.

jhell jhell at
Sat Feb 6 03:42:30 UTC 2010

On Fri, 5 Feb 2010 17:50, ertr1013@ wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 06:25:42PM +0300, cvs-src at wrote:
>> Hi there.
>> I see some massive port update in past hours, but not see what the
>> reason of it (nor on freebsd-ports@, nor on  Can
>> anybody shed the light what was changed?
> The graphics/jpeg port was updated such that the version number of
> was increased.  This necessitated a revision bump in all the
> ports that depend on graphics/jpeg.  There are *many* such ports.
>> Thanks.
>> [root at smeshariki2 ~]# portsnap fetch
>> Looking up mirrors... 3 mirrors found.
>> Fetching snapshot tag from done.
>> Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
>> Updating from Fri Feb  5 06:44:34 MSK 2010 to Fri Feb  5 15:57:40 MSK 2010.
>> Fetching 4 metadata patches... done.
>> Applying metadata patches... done.
>> Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
>> Fetching 4282 patches.....

I could have swore that I recently heard an announcement that barred this 
type of activity until after 7.3-RELEASE was made....

Guess that doesn't stand for everything.

Was there some type of security concern that caused this bump of jpeg in 
the first place or was it just a creeping featurism?



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