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From: Brett Glass (brettlariat.org)
Date: Thu Apr 18 2002 - 13:00:07 CDT
At 11:51 AM 4/18/2002, Nate Williams wrote:
>Pray tell who is going to very that a snapshot is both 'known and good'?
That's not "known and good" -- it's "known TO BE good."
>Simply applying security patches doesn't (necessarily) qualify as giving
>you your requirement,
Not if the version being used has also been altered in other ways.
>This ain't rocket science here....
No, it's not. Other open source projects issue periodic "patch level N"
snapshots between releases. If a significant security event occurs,
FreeBSD should as well. Pick a snapshot after the fixes have gone in,
test it, and post it as the next patch level... one that's a relatively
safe bet for an admin to upgrade to. In other words, you should be
able to go to the download site and actually find a build labeled
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