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I just use this one liner:
glsa-check --list 2> /dev/null | grep '\[N\]'
and manually merge the packages listed each morning when I get to
work. Takes no time at all.
On 9/20/05, W.Kenworthy <billk@...> wrote:
> Not strictly correct - "glsa-check --list" does tell you if the system
> is vulnerable: it highlights the entry in red, and sets [N] for the
> entry. --test is just a shortcut that allows individual tests, or with
> "all" lists only those that fail the test. --list|grep "\[N" is
> actually better as it includes the description as well.
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 08:53 -0500, Brian G. Peterson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 20 September 2005 07:44 am, Marius Mauch wrote:
> > > > Brian Peterson wrote:
> > > > The glsa-check tool is basically useless
> > > > (as of gentoolkit-0.2.1_pre7), as it shows all GLSAs rather than just
> > > a long time. Also make sure you don't confuse the --list option with
> > > the --test option.
> > Sure.
> > glsa-check --test
> > run by itself, does nothing except give a command summary.
> > glsa-check --list
> > lists *all* unapplied GLSAs, regardless of whether the package is installed on
> > the running system.
> > So, you need to --test each and every GLSA to see if it applies to your
> > system.
> > glsa-test --test all
> > gives a list of GLSAs that apply to a running system, but then provides no
> > details about these GLSAs in the list.
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