[Tor-BSD] Tor

nanotek nanotek at bsdbox.co
Sat Dec 21 19:32:15 EST 2013

On 22/12/2013 11:27 AM, Brian Callahan wrote:
> On 12/21/2013 7:15 PM, George Rosamond wrote:
>> Linus Nordberg:
>>> Carlo Strub <cs at FreeBSD.org> wrote
>>> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 14:57:16 +0100:
>>> | It is therefore typically best to try yourself to update the port by
>>> | changing the respective files, and then send the patch to the
>>> | maintainer via a Bug report. If you need help, please consult the
>>> FWIW, this particular update -- from to -- is
>>> probably a good one to pick for someone who wants do their first ports
>>> update. There are no changes to the program, its config files or
>>> documentation. The only changes are to the ChangeLog and ReleaseNotes
>>> documents and version numbers (configure.ac and two more for Windows
>>> builds).
>> Yup... and the very first step in doing your own updates is looking at
>> the ChangeLog, nanotek :)
>> Just go back to the instructions I posted earlier.
>> Also, I'm a bit curious why we're talking about from .18 which
>> is now marked "stable" for Tor, instead of moving to,
>> which should now be tor-devel. . .
>> I moved (most) of my relays/bridges to, since I've been sticking
>> to tor-devel
>> I assume the various BSD port/pkg systems should reflect that...
>> port maintainers?  Linus?
> OpenBSD moved to two days ago. Updates are done as critical
> issues are discovered (for instance, we moved from to
> after the botnet issue a few months back), more or less (or
> a new stable). We do not maintain two branches, so it's your
> responsibility to edit the port Makefile to the version you want if it's
> not the one we offer. This is what I do with NYCBUG1.
> In practice, this is really quite trivial, but I'm willing to post the
> step-by-step if people here really need that.
> ~Brian
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Brian, I would like a step-by-step whenever you have the time to provide 
one. Thanks.

n.b. I am on FreeBSD, though, 9.2-RELEASE. Not sure if the OpenBSD 
process is applicable.


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