[Tor-BSD] Tor relay guide input

Shawn Webb shawn.webb at hardenedbsd.org
Fri Jan 12 15:25:20 EST 2018

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:20:00PM +0000, nusenu wrote:
> >> the red box is based on our previous discussion
> >> https://twitter.com/lattera/status/939491141459828736
> > 
> > Gotcha. I was incorrect.
> > 
> > pkg allows users to pass int ALWAYS_ASSUME_YES as an environment
> > variable, so it'd be easy to write a little script like this:
> > 
> > #!/bin/sh
> > /usr/bin/env ALWAYS_ASSUME_YES=yes /usr/local/sbin/pkg upgrade
> > 
> > Then the user can set up a cronjob with that script.
> Great, could you add that as step by step instructions to
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/TorRelayGuide/BSDUpdates
> and maybe also include steps to automate hbsd-update/freebsd-update?

Regarding documenting automated package upgrades, sure. I haven't run
freebsd-update in years, so I can't really speak for that. hbsd-update
isn't really geared towards automated/unattended updates (due to
relying on etcupdate(8)).


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