On Wed, 31 May 2006, Bill Moran wrote:

On Wed, 31 May 2006 23:22:16 +1200 (NZST)
Andrew McNaughton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

portaudit gives me alerts when security issues arise in installed ports,
and portversion keeps me abreast of less critical updates.  It's a whole
lot easier than the old situation of tracking the security lists every

Is there a comparably easy way to track available and critical upgrades
for the FreeBSD core?

The canonical way to do this is to subscribe to announce@ and/or
[EMAIL PROTECTED]  Very low traffic, but important
stuff you need to know comes through those channels.

I do that, but my mailbox gets lots of traffic. Sometimes I miss something, and as far as I know, there's then no way system to keep reminding me, nor a way to quickly check the current state of play.


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