confirm that csup is still usable fos the new 9.1
ml at netfence.it
Sun Nov 18 09:49:33 UTC 2012
On 11/17/12 21:04, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> Looks like everything is back up again.
>> Thanks for the good work.
> Yes, but don't bet that csup and cvs will be around long.
I'm aware of this and I'm (adimttedly slowly) moving away from csup.
> The outage
> was the result of an intrusion into core FreeBSD systems. Please read
> the posting at http://www.freebsd.org/news/2012-compromise.html.
> really time to get away from CVS and I suspect it will be going away
> sooner than had been planned. I notice that no response has confirmed
> whether it will be available for 9.1, probably because the security
> team is still evaluating the situation.
Simply out of curiosity, I wonder why csup/cvsup/cvs are less secure
than alternatives, say SVN.
Why would this compromise be impossible without cvs?
Any link on this?
bye & Thanks
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