Update 2016: I nowadays just use
emerge --sync; emerge @security
My daily update is via pkgcore to pull in all important security updates:
That pulls in the Gentoo Linux Security Advisories - important updates with mostly short compile time. (You need pkgcore for that: "emerge pkgcore")
Also I use two cron scripts.
Note: It might be useful to add the lafilefixer to these scripts (source).
The following is my daily update (in /etc/cron.daily/update_glsa_programs.cron )
\#! /bin/sh \### Update the portage tree and the glsa packages via pkgcore \# spew a status message echo $(date) "start to update GLSA" >> /tmp/cron-update.log \# Sync only portage pmaint sync /usr/portage \# security relevant programs pmerge -uDN @glsa > /tmp/cron-update-pkgcore-last.log || cat \ /tmp/cron-update-pkgcore-last.log >> /tmp/cron-update.log \# And keep everything working revdep-rebuild \# Finally update all configs which can be updated automatically cfg-update -au echo $(date) "finished updating GLSA" >> /tmp/cron-update.log
And here's my weekly cron - executed every saturday night (in /etc/cron.weekly/update_installed_programs.cron ):
\#!/bin/sh \### Update my computer using pgkcore, \### since that also works if some dependencies couldn't be resolved. \# Sync all overlays eix-sync \## First use pkgcore \# security relevant programs (with build-time dependencies (-B)) pmerge -BuD @glsa \# system, world and all the rest pmerge -BuD @system pmerge -BuD @world pmerge -BuD @installed \# Then use portage for packages pkgcore misses (inlcuding overlays) \# and for *EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--keep-going"* in make.conf emerge -uD @security emerge -uD @system emerge -uD @world emerge -uD @installed \# And keep everything working emerge @preserved-rebuild revdep-rebuild \# Finally update all configs which can be updated automatically cfg-update -au
The European Copyright directive threatens online communication in Europe.
But thanks to massive shared action earlier this year, the European parliament can still prevent the problems. For each of the articles there are proposals which fix them. The parliamentarians (MEPs) just have to vote for them. And since they are under massive pressure from large media companies, that went as far as defaming those who took action as fake people, the MEPs need to hear your voice to know that your are real.
If you care about the future of the Internet in the EU, please Call your MEPs.