FreeBSD Security Survey

Hans Lambermont hans at
Mon May 22 07:52:30 PDT 2006

Paul Allen wrote:

> Some speculation:  I've always thought portupgrade did the Wrong
> Thing(tm) by consulting the dependency graph in /var/db.   Better to
> merely learn which packages were installed and then exclusively use
> the port information...

Well, a.o. portmaster tries just to do that. Have a look at
sysutils/portmaster as an alternative to sysutils/portupgrade.

I think follow-ups should go to the freebsd-ports list.

   Hans Lambermont

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