Stealthy 10.3-RELEASE-p14

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Wed Dec 14 18:02:23 UTC 2016

On 2016/12/14 17:31, Chris Stankevitz wrote:
> freebsd-update wants to upgrade me from 10.3-RELEASE-p13 to
> 10.3-RELEASE-p14.  There has been no mention on freebsd-announce or on
> errata.  Is this normal?  Usually I don't even bother running
> freebsd-update until I get an announcement but I "accidentally" did on
> one of my systems.  Looks like -p14 fixes an improper use of
> signed/unsigned with the new libc.
> My guess is that we are working on making the announcement but with
> limited resources etc, etc.  Perhaps I shouldn't even bother waiting for
> announcements in the future and just run freebsd-update periodically (?).

It's due to a correction in FreeBSD-SA-16:37.libc -- the original fix
had problems, and they had to issue updated system patches to fix them.


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