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Old 12th September 2016
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Default Binary updates for -stable are in development

At the g2k16 Hackathon, development began on a mechanism to provide deployment (and rollback if necessary) of binary updates to kernels, the base system, and packages.

Up to this point, all updates have been in the form of source code patches, published as errata on the Project website, or available in the -stable branch of CVS. Users have had to build select modules to run -release+errata, or build complete systems (or rely on M:Tier services) to run -stable.

See this article in the OpenBSD Journal for more details.
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Old 13th September 2016
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Fantastic news. Especially for people with puny low-end hardware.

There was a lot going on at the hackathon, incl. a rejuvenation of xdm(1) soon to be called xenodm(1)
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jggimi,

Fantastic news!! I have used errata in the past, but, now use M:Tier to apply patches. However, I would feel more comfortable using an update system officially designed by OpenBSD. Having said that I am very grateful for the excellent work done by the good people at M:Tier.
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