Keeping my system up to date with CTM or subversion?

Walter Hurry walterhurry at
Thu May 23 01:36:20 UTC 2013

On Wed, 22 May 2013 13:23:39 -0700, Ed Flecko wrote:

> Alexandre,
> Yes, that helps - thank you.
> So once you have a system up and running, how do you monitor if and when
> you need to upgrade your ports tree?
> By the way, your ports tree is different than installed software
> packages, right? In other words, the only reason people even bother to
> upgrade their ports tree is so that IF you install a package from source
> - the source is current? Is that correct?
> When security vulnerabilities are discovered and patches released by
> FBSD, the patch will tell you what steps you need to take to apply the
> patch and stay up to date, won't it?
Why are you asking these questions about a *production* server?
Run for a while with a test server until you have ironed out any issues.

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