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Date:      Wed, 12 Jul 2000 16:38:42 -0400
From:      Mike Tancsa <>
To:        asami@FreeBSD.ORG
Cc:        freebsd-qa@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: 4.1 Release testing...
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References:  <"Jordan K. Hubbard"'s message of "Wed, 12 Jul 2000 12:59:07 -0700"> <44589.963431947@localhost>

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One the comes to mind is big brother. It should either be updated or marked 
as broken as there is a security hole in the current version.  Also the 
port version runs as root when it happily runs under and should run under 
its own non priv'd userid.


At 01:23 PM 7/12/00 -0700, Satoshi - Ports Wraith - Asami wrote:
>  * From: "Jordan K. Hubbard" <>
>  * An ISO image on the 14th is also doable, but I didn't think the
>  * packages would be available by then.  Was I wrong?
>"Some" packages will always be available.  They are just not the ones
>that go in the final release.
>...... -- everyone has his or her favorite port that
>happened to be updated/fixed/security hole plugged just hours after
>the ports freeze.  The number of people who send me mail pleading to
>slip in just one more update has been increasing over the years due to
>the number of ports exploding.

Mike Tancsa,                                      tel +1 519 651 3400
Sentex Communications                   
Cambridge, Ontario Canada               

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