roberthuff at rcn.com
Wed Feb 16 20:43:27 GMT 2005
Daniel Bye writes:
> > I've been using cvsup to upgrade the ports on my Freebsd box, and it
> > works great. My question is how often should you cvsup the src and do a
> > buildworld?
> Subscribe to FreeBSD-security-notifications, and you will receive
> mail when a fix is applied. Other than that, it doesn't hurt to
> run cvsup over your src tree once a week. There's only need to
> do a buildworld if any files are updated. It's a strategy that
> works well for me, anyway. YMMV, as they say.
That's certainly a viable theory.
I update every 4-8 weeks in addition to critical patches. It's
not strictly necessary ... but it means I benefit from all the
little fixes and improvements that happen on a daily basis,
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