Modernizing the OpenSSL port 02 oct 2016 | Last updated: 02 oct 2016 00:00
During the last EuroBSDCon in Belgrade I took maintainership of the OpenSSL port in FreeBSD. At the same time there were OpenSSL releases fixing vulnerabilities and emergency fixes for regressions introduced. The port had not been updated to recent ports framework and I wanted to get it in line with latest porting techniques.read more...
PasswordSafe on FreeBSD 29 apr 2016
I've used PasswordSafe for many, many years to keep my passwords safe and make it easy to use unique passwords whereever I can. Last year I adapted the Linux version (0.96) to run on FreeBSD. As I was reinstalling my laptop to run the experimental PC-BSD I thought it was about time I checked my earlier work.read more...
Fixing failing ports for Hardened/LibreBSD 17 apr 2016
HardenedBSD ran an
exp-run with LibreSSL in base. This was expected to uncover a lot of issues where ports check the
OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER to determine if a feature is available. To my surprise, it only uncovered 12 ports that failed due to these version checks.