Detecting updates to ports not installed
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Thu Dec 30 18:51:10 UTC 2010
Quoth Erik Trulsson on Thursday, 30 December 2010:
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 08:19:00AM -0800, Chip Camden wrote:
> > Hello fellow BSDophiles,
> > The chromium port is trying my patience. I'm not using it now, because of
> > its unpatched vulnerabilities. Buit I'm keeping it installed, so I'll be
> > notified by portversion when an update comes through. Is there a more
> > excellent way to receive the same sort of notification for a port that is
> > not installed?
> I think you can use http://www.freshports.org for that purpose.
> (I have never used it myself, but it looks like it should do the
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at student.uu.se
The regular freshports newsletter includes new ports and some version
updates, but not all. I don't see a way to subscribe to all updates
for chromium (e.g.). But perhaps I'm just missing the appropriate link.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
http://camdensoftware.com | http://chipstips.com | http://chipsquips.com
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