FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-05:01.telnet

Darren Pilgrim dmp at
Mon Mar 28 22:19:58 PST 2005

Colin Percival wrote:
> Will Yardley wrote:
> > 
> > Normally, the security advisories just have you rebuild the
> > program in question - wouldn't that have sufficed here?
> For historical reasons, the telnet build is rather messy: Depending
> upon which options you have set in /etc/make.conf, telnet might need
> to be rebuilt from one of four different directories.

You mean, there isn't a cushy Makefile somewhere with a target to
automatically choose the correct version to build based on the contents of
/etc/make.conf?  *gasp*  Horrors!

Scary.  Methinks I've gotten soft in a FreeBSD world where you can do
anything you want as long as you know the appropriate target. :)

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