FreeBSD ports patch count
ml at my.gd
Fri Jun 1 08:34:44 UTC 2012
On 6/1/12 9:49 AM, Brent Clark wrote:
> I would just like to ask / know. Did anything weird or wonderful happen
> on the FreeBSD ports.
> To show you what I mean.
> [root at torry /usr/home/bclark]# portaudit -F -a; portsnap fetch update;
> pkg_version -vIL=; freebsd-update fetch install
> auditfile.tbz 100% of 77 kB 6570 Bps
> New database installed.
> 0 problem(s) in your installed packages found.
> Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 9 mirrors found.
> Fetching snapshot tag from geodns-1.portsnap.freebsd.org... done.
> Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
> Updating from Thu May 31 19:58:31 SAST 2012 to Fri Jun 1 08:51:05 SAST
> Fetching 4 metadata patches... done.
> Applying metadata patches... done.
> Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
> Fetching 4180 patches.....10....20....30....40....
> 4180 patches really !!!
> I run the above command almost everyday, so the most I have ever really
> seen is 300 - 400 patches. But 4180 has got me attention.
I may be mistaken but I would guess it has to do with the
vulnerabilities addressed in OpenSSL in the 30/05/2012 update.
I'm assuming authors have bumped their ports' revision numbers to force
a rebuild, using the patched openssl lib.
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