MITM attacks against portsnap and freebsd-update
alnis.morics at gmail.com
Tue May 20 07:32:55 UTC 2014
On 05/20/2014 09:51, n j wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 12:03 AM, David Noel <david.i.noel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5/19/14, Alnis Morics <alnis.morics at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 05/19/2014 23:28, David Noel wrote:
>>>> I also think it would be an appropriate time to discuss retiring
>>> 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
> I don't. And I don't regularly update the ports tree.
> When you regularly update ports tree, the diffs svn update needs to pull
> are relatively small. When you update, say, once a month, portsnap in my
> experience gets the job done a lot quicker.
> My $.02,
Exactly. And "svn checkout" is incomparably slower than "portsnap fetch
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