FreeBSD ports patch count
matthew at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 1 09:25:21 UTC 2012
On 01/06/2012 09:34, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
> 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.
There might be a little of that, but most of the recent activity is
accounted for by
* Numerous ports moving to the new OPTIONSng framework
* Hundreds of PORTREVISION bumps after an update to graphics/png
* Removal of old koffice ports and the import of the Calligra office
suite to replace it.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
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