[Tor-BSD] FreeBSD/HardenedBSD - auto updating packages
shawn.webb at hardenedbsd.org
Wed Feb 21 21:48:01 EST 2018
On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:37:00PM +0000, nusenu wrote:
> > There's two ways of doing it:
> > 1. Run `pkg update` first to update the repo metadata, then use `pkg
> > version` (with extra arguments) to check if the tor package gets
> > upgraded. Cache this as a boolean value. Run `pkg upgrade` and after
> > it's finished upgrading all packages, if the cached boolean value is
> > true, then restart tor. This can be integrated into the script that
> > gets written by cron.
> > 2. Write a plugin for pkg that restarts services whenever packages
> > with enabled rc.d scripts get updated. I would prefer this route as it
> > would be generically applied and useful outside of just tor.
> > I can do either option. However, my time is limited and it'd take me
> > around two weeks to getting around to doing it.
> Any update on this? Since there are some upcoming security updates,
> this would be a perfect timing.
I'll take a look Saturday morning. I'm booked full until then. Thanks
for the reminder!
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