b_cassidy at bellsouth.net
Wed Nov 19 22:14:07 PST 2003
I don't know anything about using sysinstall for security
patches/upgrades etc. WHat your looking for I think is cvsup. Please
read the handbook on Using CVSUP to get the latests source updates,
security patches for your release and even updating to a different
RELEASE or -CURRENT or -STABLE.
On Wed, 19 Nov 2003 09:23:37 -0800
Kevin McKay <kevin at dhapdigital.com> wrote:
> So it will not just grab the latest patched binaries for 5.1? I am not
> sure I understand. Is it just for updating between releases and not
> for keeping the current release up to date?
> Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> >"Kevin McKay" <kevin at dhap.com> writes:
> >>I have read through the documentation but have not been able to find
> >>a definite answer. I am running a pretty core install of 5.1 minimal
> >>+ bind9, postfix, apache, ssh, no ports collection. Here is my
> >>question. When I run the binary update from sysinstall will that
> >>take care of the earlier ssh vulnerability and update apache postfix
> >>and bind to the most current version?
> >You normally need to run the sysinstall from the version you're
> >updating to. You could configure your system's sysinstall to load in
> >the later version, and it should be compatible, but I don't know the
> >syntax for that offhand...
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