[Tor-BSD] Tor relay guide input

Shawn Webb shawn.webb at hardenedbsd.org
Sat Jan 13 12:27:35 EST 2018

On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 05:24:00PM +0000, nusenu wrote:
> >>> `pkg upgrade` is cronnable, so both FreeBSD and HardenedBSD could
> >>> perform automatic (and unattended) package upgrades via a cronjob. And
> >>> with that, all the boxes in the grid linked to at [1] should be green
> >>> for FreeBSD and HardenedBSD.
> >>
> >> 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
> For the record, it is "ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES".
> > Then the user can set up a cronjob with that script.
> Should that script include a 'pkg update' before 'pkg upgrade'?

It can, but `pkg upgrade` performs the `pkg update` step for the user
(in case the user forgot).

I haven't forgotten about adding the documentation. Meltdown and
Spectre are taking the majority of my time right now and I can address
the documentation you requested either late tonight or tomorrow.


Shawn Webb
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