Joshua D. Boyd
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Thu Jun 28 08:04:42 CDT 2001
I wonder if there was be room for a linux distribution that used the
FreeBSD ports system to manage packages...
Anyway, FreeBSD isn't on the list of things I plan to try soon. It is to
Intel only, and I don't really need another Intel OS, especially not one
that is going to have worse hardware support than linux.
On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, P.A.Osborne wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 12:06:54AM -0400, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > Well, first, so far I haven't met a package management system that I could
> > get along with.
> The best I have found is the FreeBSD ports system, pull down the ports
> skeletons, go to the directory of the package you want and go do a
> make install. It just works - I am sure its black magic, but it goes
> get libraries and all the dependancies etc and installs them as well.
> It just works - marvellous.
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