Issue 137
Published January 25, 2023

Rather small issue as I've been busy and not too many people contributed, but hey!

Releases

No releases.

BSDSec

OpenBSD Errata: January 21, 2023 (vmm vmd): Errata patches for vmm(4) and vmd(8) have been released for OpenBSD 7.1 and 7.2. Binary updates for the amd64 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

OpenBSD Errata: January 17, 2023 (libxpm): Errata patches for X11 libXpm library have been released for OpenBSD 7.1 and 7.2. Binary updates for the amd64, i386 and arm64 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

As always, it's worth following BSDSec. RSS feed and Twitter account available.

News

490: New Year’s Plan9’ing: FreeBSD Foundation’s Software Development review of 2022, what can we learn from Vintage Computing, OpenBSD KDE Status Report 2022, a Decade of HardenedBSD, In Praise of Plan9, and more.

Tutorials

Automation and Hacking Your FreeBSD CLI: The more we automate, the more we can save time and boost our productivity to higher levels. In this article we plan on looking at how to build more human-readable outputs in FreeBSD by leveraging tools like libxo to drive better output for automation APIs.

OpenZFS – Data Security vs. Integrity: Data security is about preventing data from being disclosed, ensuring that only the correct people can access it. Data integrity ensures the data is correct, that it has not become corrupt due to hardware failure or other issues. With ZFS, you can get both.

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