Subsequent sections of this guide will entail installing various bits of third-party software in order to augment the router's functionality.
Readers already familiar with Open BSD system administration may wish to skip over this section.
Its developers frequently audit the source tree for software bugs and security holes.
De Raadt coordinates the project from his home in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Since then, the project has followed a schedule of a release every six months, each of which is supported for one year.
Older releases are not supported and may or may not work correctly with an up-to-date ports collection.
Over time, changes to the ports collection may rely on features that are not present in older releases.