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Date:      Fri, 06 Oct 2006 10:16:38 -0500
From:      Eric <heli@mikestammer.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Portsnap Update Question
Message-ID:  <45267356.4070909@mikestammer.com>
In-Reply-To: <45267126.6000000@dial.pipex.com>
References:  <2403D229-1D39-40F8-9C40-01A7DEF8ED5D@cbpratt.prohosting.com> <45267126.6000000@dial.pipex.com>

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Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> 
>
> Also consider installing portaudit which tells you about installed ports
> which have security bugs which may affect you.  You could consider only
> updating ports which have security holes, for example.  And you'll at
> least be aware of what security issues might exist even if you don't fix
> them :-)
> 
> Investigate portupgrade or portmanager for doing the updating.  I prefer
> the former and it has a good man page.
> 
> --Alex
> 
> 

portmaster is actively developed and a lot better than portmanager IMO.
also, it has no dependencies unlike portupgrade.



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