Re: g2k16 Hackathon Report: Antoine Jacoutot on binary patches, ports progress and more (mod 4/116)
by Anonymous Coward (126.96.36.199) on Sun Sep 11 23:49:01 2016 (GMT)
> Good work! Hopefully syspatch won't have the same shortcoming that MTier's openup does where it blindly installs patches for the X sets when they are not installed.
> Does syspatch check existing files against checksums before replacing them?
I would like to think they'd consider moving to using a C program instead of a shell script if they want to start introducing that kind of complexity. For one thing, a C program can use pledge(2).
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