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Old 3rd November 2010
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I took a crack at it and did accomplish an update of the 4_8 patch branch with the following out of date ports
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archivers/bzip2 # 1.0.5 -> 1.0.6
archivers/gtar # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
archivers/libarchive # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
converters/rpm2cpio # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
devel/libgsf,-main # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
editors/openoffice3,-main # -> gperf-3.0.4
graphics/ImageMagick # bzip2-1.0.5,ghostscript-8.63p13 -> bzip2-1.0.6,ghostscript-8.63p14
graphics/evince,-main # ghostscript-8.63p13,poppler-0.12.4 -> ghostscript-8.63p14,poppler-0.12.4p0
graphics/ffmpeg # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
graphics/gimp/stable # poppler-0.12.4 -> poppler-0.12.4p0
graphics/inkscape # poppler-0.12.4 -> poppler-0.12.4p0
lang/python/2.5,-main # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
multimedia/gstreamer-0.10/plugins-good,-main # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
net/wget # 1.12p0 -> 1.12p1
print/foomatic-filters # ghostscript-8.63p13 -> ghostscript-8.63p14
print/ghostscript/gnu # 8.63p13 -> 8.63p14
print/libspectre # ghostscript-8.63p13 -> ghostscript-8.63p14
print/poppler,-main # 0.12.4 -> 0.12.4p0
print/transfig # ghostscript-8.63p13 -> ghostscript-8.63p14
x11/gnome/vfs2,-main # bzip2-1.0.5 -> bzip2-1.0.6
Some I do recognize as having security issues that were addressed at the NetBSD, FreeBSD and Slackware sites. So the next question is how to sort through this. Is there a way to give a command like in FreeBSD to crank through the lot of them or do you do it manually using 'make update' starting in bzip2 and those packages that depend on bzip2?

Also I notice that the Firefox35 update has not made it yet into the patch branch. If there is a single command to do the lot of them I will probably hold off until the firefox35 update shows up - how long does it typically take?
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