Subject: Re: pkg-vulnerabilities error message
To: Michal Pasternak <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/29/2003 11:58:02
Michal Pasternak <> writes:
> Perry E. Metzger [Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 11:20:41AM -0500]:
>> We really either need to remove that message, or add a job that
>> automatically tweaks the vulnerability list if it hasn't been touched
>> in a few days. Getting this message spuriously is a serious pain in
>> the neck -- we should not generate errors if all is well.
> And how do you know if it is really all well?

If you can download the file without any trouble, then you should not
be screaming. At worst, an alarm should be screaming for the pkgsrc
maintainers, not for each of the tens of thousands of users.