What am I running?
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Fri Apr 18 16:41:55 PDT 2003
Ben Blonder wrote:
> I recently became aware of a security problem on my system (detailed at
> I installed FreeBSD 4.4 the first day it came out, so I think I'm running
> 4.4-RELEASE. However, the security advisory recommends solutions for
> RELENG_4_4 or 4.4-STABLE.
Probably running 4.4-RELEASE. "uname -a" will tell you.
> My question: can I use a patch for one of those branches on my system or
> will it muck something up?
It's likely to work. But you're probably better off updating to the RELENG_4_4
branch as it has all the security fixes for 4.4.
Basically, if you can apply the patch without errors and the system builds,
you're probably good to go.
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