FreeBSD Security Survey

Massimo Lusetti massimo at
Mon May 22 01:24:12 PDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-05-21 at 23:44 -0600, Scott Long wrote:

> ports tree in the process, the end result is a bit more undefined.  One
> thing that I wish for is that the ports tree would branch for releases,
> and that those branches would get security updates.  I know that this
> would involve an exponentially larger amount of effort from the ports
> team, and I don't fault them for not doing it.  Still, it would be nice
> to have.

Yes, totally agree.
That's the way OpenBSD ports tree works and it worked very well for me.
Thus not to say FreeBSD's one didn't, but it takes a lot more attention,
which isn't always a bad thing ;)


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