Benchmark (Phoronix): FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 vs. Oracle Linux 6.1
yanegomi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 10:05:16 UTC 2011
On Dec 20, 2011, at 1:01 AM, Christer Solskogen wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at gmail.com> wrote:
>> FreeBSD currently have very obscure, closed community. To get in touch, you
>> need to subscribe to several mail lists, constantly read them, I've just
>> found recently (my shame of course) in mail list that there is service (
>> pub.allbsd.org) which constantly building current versions. This is great,
>> but at homepage of freebsd.org there is no word about it :)
> That's because it's not official. Do you take the risk? Would a
> multi-milion-dollar company do that?
> For your private server, sure it's probably fine. But how do you know
> that those files are not contaminated?
> (That being said, the purpose of that service is good. And the files
> there a most probably 100% fine. But if it's not official... then..)
As long as I have reliable checksums that match the what the upstream source says is the real thing, it doesn't practically matter where I get my images from.
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