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Re: Package automation in /etc/daily

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Bernd Ernesti 
<> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 04:00:48PM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
>> Hello,
>> pkg_admin in the base system has bundled support for vulnerability
>> checks for a while.  I think it'd be valuable to automate these in
>> /etc/daily instead of relying on the administrator to do this.
>> The attached patch adds some new checks in the daily scripts to
>> refresh the vulnerabilities database and to check that the installed
>> packages are valid.  From the manpage:
> It should not be enabled by default.
> * not every system has a working connection to fetch it
> * not every system has packages installed

If you read my original email, this only runs if there are packages installed.

Julio Merino

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