MITM attacks against portsnap and freebsd-update

David Noel david.i.noel at
Mon May 19 22:03:53 UTC 2014

On 5/19/14, Alnis Morics <alnis.morics at> wrote:
> On 05/19/2014 23:28, David Noel wrote:
>> I also think it would be an appropriate time to discuss retiring
>> portsnap.
> Subversion checkouts and updates take much more time than Porstnap.

My experience has been that both portsnap and svn update typically
take under a minute to complete.

Regardless, don't most people run this in the background with portsnap cron?

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