MITM attacks against portsnap and freebsd-update

David Noel david.i.noel at
Fri Apr 11 14:28:40 UTC 2014

>> I see in the PR you suggest getting rid of the portsnap servers as
>> well. 8 and 9 are still supported releases. Does this mean that anyone
>> running 8.4 or 9.2 is going to lose the ability to upgrade their ports
>> tree quickly and easily unless they also upgrade their servers /from a
>> supported release/?
> I had intended to comment on this, as well.
> I also take issue with the (seemingly) premature demise of pkg_ in this
> regard.

I should have said "phased out" instead of "retired".

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