[rescue] Re:EMACS

Brian Hechinger rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 28 10:34:49 CDT 2001

On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 09:31:00AM +0100, P.A.Osborne wrote:
> 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.

i love PORTS.  i don't have much of a need for FreeBSD these days (no x86) but
i use NetBSD on most of my machines, and their version is just as nice. i had
been toying around in the past with building a PORTS system for solaris. maybe
i'll get back to working on that again.



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