On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 09:47:40AM +0200, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: > Hi :) > > This might be a dumb question, but I was wondering if a king of "stable > branch" existed for the ports tree. Under OpenBSD I think you can follow > the ports tree stable branch so you only get security updates for your > ports. > This does not seem possible under FreeBSD, if I understood correctly > only the current branch (tag=.) is used for ports; at least this is what > I always used... > Now, here are my questions about that: > - is there a way to only get the security updates for ports ? (are > security updates for ports included in the FreeBSD security advisories) > - when upgrading to a new release, can I use the release branch for ports ? > > The reason I'm asking this is that I don't want to update my ports > everytime a new version comes out... except if it has a security issue.
FreeBSD doesn't provide this. Since our ports collection is about 5 times the size of OpenBSD's it's too much work. Kris
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