[PC-BSD Testing] Well done with the edge and quarterly updates choice, this makes PCBSD unique and wanted

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Apr 9 13:03:49 PDT 2014

On 04/05/2014 05:33, Hans Ruhe wrote:
> Hello to you all,
> This has been a joined effort and I must say I am impressed. To  be
> able to choose for quarterly updates or edge makes PCBSD unique ! I
> was a bit late as of work issues, but better late than never. 
> So I want to say to everybody, congratulations, this is really a step
> forward !  
> One question though, what about safety issues ? Are those being
> updated in between ? 
> At the moment there is a big issue going on as thousands of Freebsd
> servers are under attack and used i a botnet. I hope that it will be
> solved.
> Keep up the good work guys ! I think it is a real good choice for the
> direction that PCBSD is going for the future !
> Best regards,
> Hans

We always try to issue security updates ASAP, just as we did today with
the base-system openssl bug. I'm also rolling updated openssl packages
for 10.x PRODUCTION / EDGE at the moment.

As for the botnet issue, I've not heard of that. What exactly is going on?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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