On Thursday 18 March 2004 10:55 am, Shaun T. Erickson wrote:
> Kent Stewart wrote:
> > How are you going to include the changed libraries in modules you
> > don't rebuild? The advisory was even more specific, i.e., rebuild
> > all ports that use OpenSSL.
> That's not exactly what it said. It said to rebuild all statically
> linked ports and 3rd-party apps:
> "Note that any statically linked applications that are not part of
> the base system (i.e. from the Ports Collection or other 3rd-party
> sources) must be recompiled."
> Dynamically linked programs do not have to be rebuilt.

Ok, I over shot. I do that now and again :).

My question is how is the typical sysadmin going to tell which ones were 
built dynamically. Most sysadmins I have met have never written 
anything deeper than perl or shell scripts. They hire people that 
program and use their expertise in different areas where things have to 


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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