Subject: pkg security checks in base sysstem?
To: Dan McMahill <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/26/2001 04:53:58
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Dan McMahill wrote:
> Added Files:
> 	pkgsrc/security/audit-packages/pkg: MESSAGE
> Log Message:
> add a MESSAGE suggesting that the package audit be added to /etc/security.local
> and the vulnerabilities file be downloaded via cron every day.

Why not ship code in /etc/security to do the check (that just needs to be
enabled via /etc/security.conf), and also put a (commented out) entry into
the root crontab we ship? :)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>