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OpenBSD Passes 300,000 Commits
Contributed by pitrh on Sun Oct 19 15:22:03 2014 (GMT)
from the a long time ago in a repository far away dept.

Ingo Schwarze (schwarze@) writes in with news that the OpenBSD source tree has seen its 300,000th commit. Ingo writes:

According to http://www.oxide.org/cvs/OpenBSD.html OpenBSD just passed its three hundred thousandth commit.

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BSDNow Episode 059: BSDって聞いたことある?
Contributed by tbert on Sat Oct 18 07:18:42 2014 (GMT)
from the are-you-experienced dept.

On this week's episode, Kris and Allan interview Hiroki Sato, talk about BSD-related talks at XDC 2014, and all the odds and ends in this week's BSD news.

[ Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent ]

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SSL v3
Contributed by tbert on Sat Oct 18 07:12:03 2014 (GMT)
from the man's-worst-friend dept.

Google's security team released the details of a practical attack on the SSL v3.0 protocol. Commits resolving the issue for relayd, LibreSSL, and httpd (by essentially deprecating the old protocol even further) have been committed.

[topicsecurity]
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ingo@ incorporates man into mandoc
Contributed by tbert on Wed Oct 15 16:04:14 2014 (GMT)
from the man-Thtml-comic-sans-font dept.

I have integrated the traditional man(1) program - yes, the one to display manual pages - into mandoc(1). For apropos(1), whatis(1), and mandoc(1), the unified interface described below has now been enabled in OpenBSD-current since August 26, 2014.

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A Sneak Peek at the Upcoming OpenBSD 5.6 Release
Contributed by phessler on Tue Oct 14 19:04:27 2014 (GMT)
from the kill-the-wabbit dept.

As we get closer to release day (coming on or around November 1st), OpenBSD developer Lawrence Teo (lteo@) writes a nice blog entry about the upcoming 5.6 release.

http://lteo.net/blog/2014/10/01/a-sneak-peek-at-the-upcoming-openbsd-5-dot-6-release/

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LibreSSL 2.1.0 Released
Contributed by tbert on Sun Oct 12 18:06:16 2014 (GMT)
from the still-polishing-that-turd dept.

Bob Beck (beck@) has announced the release of LibreSSL 2.1.0:

We have released LibreSSL 2.1.0 - which should be arriving in the
LIbreSSL directory of an OpenBSD mirror near you very soon.

This release continues on with further work from after OpenBSD 5.6
code freeze. Our intention is to finalize LibreSSL 2.1 with OpenBSD
5.7

As noted before, we welcome feedback from the broader community.

Enjoy,

-Bob

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BSDNow Episode 058: Behind the Masq
Contributed by jj on Fri Oct 10 07:46:18 2014 (GMT)
from the alice-cooper-already-sang-about-it dept.

In this week's BSD omnibus podcast, the hosts discuss the OpenBSD 5.6 release, talk about the reasons behind portroach, and present a tutorial for blocking web ads on your gateway with Dnsmasq (net/dnsmasq).

[ Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent ]

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Package building without sudo (part 2)
Contributed by jj on Thu Oct 2 17:00:43 2014 (GMT)
from the working-with-uid-thousand-plus dept.

Christian Weisgerber (naddy@) writes in:

As of September 23, all OpenBSD ports can be individually built without sudo(1).

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OpenBSD 5.6 Pre-Orders Available
Contributed by tbert on Wed Oct 1 07:03:46 2014 (GMT)
from the i-love-the-smell-of-privsep-in-the-morning dept.

OpenBSD 5.6 CD sets are available for pre-order

Be the first kid on your block to serve up man pages in a brand-spanking-new httpd(8)!

[topicopenbsd]
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