releases, branches,..

2010-08-12 Thread Dick Hoogendijk
My years of OpenSolaris made me forget the use of releases and branches. I'm not into too much compiling anymore. I want a stable, but also safe server. I'm running 8.1-RELEASE now, but what about security issues found? What do I need to run if I want the lates and needed security patches? I

Re: releases, branches,..

2010-08-12 Thread Svein Skogen (Listmail account)
On 12.08.2010 22:46, Dick Hoogendijk wrote: My years of OpenSolaris made me forget the use of releases and branches. I'm not into too much compiling anymore. I want a stable, but also safe server. I'm running 8.1-RELEASE now, but what about security issues found? What do I need to run if I

Re: releases, branches,..

2010-08-12 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 22:46:18 +0200, Dick Hoogendijk d...@nagual.nl wrote: My years of OpenSolaris made me forget the use of releases and branches. I'm not into too much compiling anymore. I want a stable, but also safe server. I'm running 8.1-RELEASE now, but what about security issues

Re: releases, branches,..

2010-08-12 Thread Dick Hoogendijk
On 12-8-2010 22:53, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 22:46:18 +0200, Dick Hoogendijkd...@nagual.nl wrote: I'm running 8.1-RELEASE now, but what about security issues found? Which brach do I follow? In this case, use freebsd-update to track -RELEASE; you will get the security patches by

Re: releases, branches,..

2010-08-12 Thread Rocky Borg
On 8/12/2010 2:02 PM, Dick Hoogendijk wrote: On 12-8-2010 22:53, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 22:46:18 +0200, Dick Hoogendijkd...@nagual.nl wrote: I'm running 8.1-RELEASE now, but what about security issues found? Which brach do I follow? In this case, use freebsd-update to track

Re: releases, branches,..

2010-08-12 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 23:02:01 +0200, Dick Hoogendijk d...@nagual.nl wrote: Thank you. I will follow RELEASE than. Also a thanks to Svein. ;-) Is RELEASE automaticaly set in a fresh FreeBSD install or do I need to change anything? The freebsd-update program will track RELEASE-p because this is