best way to update ports
stwalley2004 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 22:33:45 PDT 2007
I need your advice on how to update security patches for ports on a dozen
servers with minimal efforts.
As I gathered, I should run portaudit in cron jobs and then manually update
the ports with vulnerabilities after reading UPDATING. Is this the best
way? Is this manual way feasible for managing a dozen servers?
I used to run portupgrade in cron jobs, but that created too much
nightmare. For example, imap-uw broke for a few days recently.
It's great for maintaining machines with identical ports installed, but not
good when ports are installed with different options on different servers.
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