Staying up to date with security patches

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Fri Jul 2 21:58:33 UTC 2010

On Friday 02 July 2010, Ed Flecko wrote:

> Since I will be doing a custom kernel at some point, I won't use
> freebsd-update, I'm using cvsup instead.

The alternative would be to just use the source code patches from the 
security-advisories mailing list. That way you don't have to rebuild 
the whole base system each time, though some of the patches will 
require the kernel to be rebuilt.

Mike Clarke

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