Fellow team members claimed it was due to personality clashes on the mailing lists.
Since then, the project has issued a release every six months, each of which is supported for one year.
One of the fundamental ideas behind Open BSD is a drive for systems to be simple, clean, and secure by default.
The default install is quite minimal, which the project states is to ensure novice users "do not need to become security experts overnight", On 11 December 2010, Gregory Perry, a former technical consultant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), emailed De Raadt alleging that the FBI had paid some Open BSD ex-developers 10 years previously to insert backdoors into the Open BSD Cryptographic Framework.
more a question of process than of a specific bug being hunted." He went on to list several typical steps once a bug is found, including examining the entire source tree for the same and similar issues, "try[ing] to find out whether the documentation ought to be amended", and investigating whether "it's possible to augment the compiler to warn against this specific problem." This vulnerability in the Open BSD default installation allowed an attacker remote access to the root account, which was extremely serious not only to Open BSD, but also to the large number of other operating systems that were using Open SSH by that time.
Chrooting involves restricting an application to one section of the file system, prohibiting it from accessing areas that contain private or system files.