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Re: Package automation in /etc/daily
- Subject: Re: Package automation in /etc/daily
- From: Ignatios Souvatzis <is%netbsd.org@localhost>
- Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 10:43:59 +0100
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 04:50:45PM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Bernd Ernesti
> <netbsd%lists.veego.de@localhost> 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.
Not every system that has packages installed has a working connection
to fetch it.
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