New quarterly packages available

tuxillo has built a new set of packages for dports; upgrade using the instructions in his post.  (Though ‘pkg upgrade’ has generally worked for me as the quickest solution.)

poudriere: when renaming sets, also rename *-make.conf files etc

Last last night, after renaming some buildlists, which were actually setnames, for poudriere, I realized that files in /usr/local/etc/poudriere.d also needed to be renamed. In this post: poudriere 3.3.7 nginx 1.20.1_2,2 Both running on FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p4 These are my renamed files: [dan@pkg01:/usr/local/etc/poudriere.d]: $ ls *primary* primary-make.conf primary-poudriere.conf primaryi386-make.conf primaryi386-poudriere.conf The output of svn status illustrates […]

Lazy Reading for 2021/08/29

Somehow I still have 20 tabs open…  I need to clean out harder. A Culture of Innovation: Insider Accounts of Computing and Life at BBN.  (via) Building a random Aeropress recipe generator for my search engine. 20 Years of Haiku.  (via) MAD GOD. The IBM 1401 datacenter simulator – experience 1960’s mainframe programming.  (via) The …

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poudriere: Warning: Using ‘-‘ in a SETNAME is not recommended as it causes ambiguities with parsing the build name of 122amd64-default-master-list

I like readability. I like it in variable names. I prefer something descriptive and easy to ready. In in this post: FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p4 poudriere 3.3.7 I recently started getting messages like this from my daily poudiere build: I could just rename the sets, everything would be rebuilt, but then clients would be stuck pointing at […]

A new path: vm86-based venix emulator

 Venix Emulator UpdateIt’s been a while since I’ve had time to work on the Venix emulator. When I set it aside over a year ago, I’d taken it as far as I could with the 8088 emulator I’d found online. It had no FP emulation and there werea number o…

BSD Now 417: bhyve private cloud

It’s a very quiet week here but there’s still a BSD Now episode.   It’s covering a bunch of topics, but the title makes me think: all the BSDs have VM hosting solutions now.

FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:17.openssl

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FreeBSD-SA-21:17.openssl Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL

Category: contrib
Module: openssl
Announced: 2021-08-24
Affects: FreeBSD 12.2 and FreeBSD 11.4
Corrected: 2021-02-18 23:55:09 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-08-24 18:32:22 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p10)
2021-02-19 16:21:03 UTC (stable/11, 11.4-STABLE)
2021-08-24 18:31:34 UTC (releng/11.4, 11.4-RELEASE-p13)
CVE Name: CVE-2021-23840, CVE-2021-23841

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FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:14.ggatec

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Topic: Remote code execution in ggatec(8)

Category: core
Module: ggatec
Announced: 2021-08-24
Credits: Johannes Totz
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2021-08-24 17:50:50 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-08-24 17:37:45 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p4)
2021-08-24 18:30:13 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-08-24 18:32:15 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p10)
2021-08-24 18:29:35 UTC (stable/11, 11.4-STABLE)

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FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-21:13.bhyve

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FreeBSD-SA-21:13.bhyve Security Advisory
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Topic: Missing error handling in bhyve(8) device models

Category: core
Module: bhyve
Announced: 2021-08-24
Credits: Agustin Gianni (GitHub Security Lab)
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2021-08-24 18:29:48 UTC (stable/13, 13.0-STABLE)
2021-08-24 17:33:35 UTC (releng/13.0, 13.0-RELEASE-p4)
2021-08-24 18:33:04 UTC (stable/12, 12.2-STABLE)
2021-08-24 18:32:13 UTC (releng/12.2, 12.2-RELEASE-p10)

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