As a real-world benchmark I rebuilt the FreeBSD OS after the most recent published vulnerabilities.
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Although I have a battery indicator on the bottom of my laptop screen I don’t alway check that often enough. That’s why I wanted to add an extra warning in the form of an audio signal. So even if I’m turned away from the laptop, it should still catch my attention.
Sometimes I’m too hasty with updating ported applications, and I need to roll them back to a working version. Since I use
svnliteto manage my ports tree, this is relatively easy. But since it is different than I’m used to (since I mostly use
git), I thought I would document it here for convenience.
When updating my ports, I prefer to use packages when I have not changed the options of a port. This describes how I do that.
After the 2017-05-12 mesa port consolidation, there were packages left with missing dependencies. This is how to fix them
Clone the repository from
> cd ~/github > git clone https://github.com/jbaiter/gphoto2-cffi
This article document how I updated python3 from version 3.5 to 3.6 on FreeBSD.
The version in the FreeBSD base system is old, but the version used by the ports I can control. It took a while, but now was the time for me to switch.